WorldCat Identities

Porter & Coates

Overview
Works: 264 works in 375 publications in 1 language and 5,225 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Robinsonades  Biography  Sea stories  History  Bildungsromans  Adventure stories  Western stories 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder, Printer
Classifications: PR3403, 823.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Porter & Coates
The life and times of Col. Daniel Boone, hunter, soldier, and pioneer : with sketches of Simon Kenton, Lewis Wetzel, and other leaders in the settlement of the West by Edward Sylvester Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historic mansions and buildings of Philadelphia, : with some notice of their owners and occupants. by Thompson Westcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, picturesque and descriptive : a reminiscence of foreign travel by Joel Cook( Book )

1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bar-rooms at Brantley, or, The great hotel speculation by T. S Arthur( Book )

1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with boot blacks : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism by Horatio Alger( Book )

2 editions published in 1868 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated edition of Horatio Alger's 1868 novel, which follows a poor shoeshine boy as he overcomes his life of poverty on the streets of lower Manhattan through honesty and hard work, and includes critical essays and reviews of the text, a chronology of the author's life and works, a select bibliography, and other resources
Did General Meade desire to retreat at the battle of Gettysburg? by George Meade( Book )

2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical publication is an analysis of General George G. Meade's performance and intentions at the Battle of Gettysburg. It was written by his son to counter negative criticism published by other officers, notably General Abner Doubleday
The Sportsman's Club afloat by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Castlemon was the most widely read children's author after the Civil War. He wrote exciting tales and is quoted saying: "Boys don't like fine literature. What they want is adventure, and the more of it you can get in two-hundred-fifty pages of manuscript, the better fellow you are." What he presents in Afloat abides to that philosophy and is an excellent example of his work
The mail carrier by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank at Don Carlos' rancho by Harry Castlemon( Book )

3 editions published between 1871 and 1873 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank has another adventure in the west
George at the fort, or, Life among the soldiers by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rarely discussed Roughing It series represents the entire Castlemon canon. They are stories of survival, adventure and the wild outdoors. Castlemon wrote stories purely for enjoyment, and in this latest installation, he has definitely succeeded.?
Frank Nelson in the forecastle, or, The Sportsman's Club among the whalers by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castlemon has done it again with this lastest installment of the Frank Nelson series. Twelve?years after his first appearance, Frank takes to the sea again only this time with the Sportsman's Club. His life among the whalers is like his life on the Mississippi, full of danger and excitement, with all the makings of a good read.?
True to his colors by Harry Castlemon( Book )

3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George White illustrated this edition of True to His Colors. Castlemon dedicated the entirety of his books to stories he believed boys would enjoy. Although his popularity was unsurpassed at the time, he ultimately would be forgotten, unlike his contemporaries Mark Twain, Jack London and Rudyard Kipling
The Sportsman's Club in the saddle by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodney the partisan by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the American Civil War, many families found themselves torn apart as a result of differences in opinion about the issues that divided the country. That's exactly what happens to the Gray family in Harry Castlemon's gripping action-adventure novel for younger audiences, Rodney the Partisan
Marcy, the blockade-runner by Harry Castlemon( Book )

2 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume from Castlemon's popular War series for younger audiences follows the ongoing saga of the Gray family, which has been torn apart due to divided loyalties during the Civil War. This novel focuses on Marcy Gray, a boat pilot whose nautical skills are in high demand but whose Union sympathies must remain concealed to ensure the safety of himself and his loved ones
Idle hands and other stories by T. S Arthur( Book )

2 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romain Kalbris : his adventures by sea and shore by Hector Malot( Book )

2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

4 editions published between 1870 and 1878 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
The Common object ABC book( Book )

2 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

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controlled identityHenry T. Coates & Co.

Porter & Coates (Filadèlfia)

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Porter and Coates

Languages
English (46)