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John Wilson and Son

Overview
Works: 674 works in 1,002 publications in 1 language and 22,185 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Biography  Poetry  History  Bildungsromans  Autobiographical fiction  Sea stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Stereotyper, Electrotyper, Book producer
Classifications: PZ7.A335, 813.4
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Most widely held works by John Wilson and Son
Little men : life at Plumfield with Jo's boys by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

9 editions published between 1871 and 1901 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer as they try to make their school for boys a happy, comfortable, and stimulating place
Herod : a tragedy by Stephen Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain( Book )

4 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twain's apprenticeship as river pilot on Mississippi
The complete poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Book )

9 editions published between 1890 and 1896 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only edition currently available that contains all of Dickinson's poems. The works were originally gathered by editor Johnson and published in a three-volume set in 1955
Marie by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards( )

2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott : her life, letters, and journals by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a portrait of Louisa May Alcott through a collection of personal letters and journal entries, giving insight into her life and her work
Laura Bridgman : Dr. Howe's famous pupil and what he taught her by Maud Howe Elliott( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A testimony to the courage and spirit of Samuel Gridley Howe, the founder of America's first school for the blind and and of one of his students, Laura Bridgman
Soldiers of fortune by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season of 1903-'04. Columbia Theatre, absolutely fireproof, Luckett & Dwyer, lessees and managers, N. Stein, treasurer. Mr. Edwin Arden and associate players presenting Richard Harding Davis' "Soldiers of Fortune," stage version by Augustus Thomas
Folks from Dixie by Paul Laurence Dunbar( Book )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marjorie's three gifts by Louisa May Alcott( )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In vain they searched; in vain Marie wailed and Belle declared it must be somewhere; no wreath appeared. It was duly set down in the bill, and a fine sum charged for a head-dress to match the dainty forget-me-nots that looped the fleecy skirts and ornamented the bosom of the dress. It had evidently been forgotten; and mamma despatched Marie at once to try and match the flowers, for Belle would not hear of any other decoration for her beautiful blonde hair
An old-fashioned girl by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

8 editions published between 1870 and 1898 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Polly, an old fashioned girl, and her friendship with the wealthy Shaw family of Boston
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

15 editions published between 1868 and 1913 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1869 volume offers an early edition of the first part of Alcott's seminal novel
The thrall of Leif the Lucky, a story of Viking days by Ottilie A Liljencrantz( )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated volume relaying the life and accomplishments of Leif the Lucky, better known as Leif Ericsson, The Thrall of Leif the Lucky: A Story of Viking Days incorporates stories from Norse sagas and legends to tell Leif's tale. Born around 970 AD, Leif Ericsson was a famous Viking and son of Erik the Red, an iconic Norse explorer and outlaw. Known for his incredible skills in battle and in navigation, Leif is credited with discovering North America in the early 1000s, nearly 500 years before Christopher Columbus would do so. There, Ericsson founded the Viking settlement of Vinland in present-day Newfoundland
The lion and the unicorn by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

2 editions published between 1899 and 1900 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 copy located in CIRCULATION
Salem witchcraft : with an account of Salem village, and a history of opinions on witchcraft and kindred subjects by Charles Wentworth Upham( Book )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salem Witchcraft is one of the most famous books published on the Salem Witch Trials. Author Charles Upham was a foremost scholar on the subject, as well as a Massachusetts senator. Only volume one of the series is included in this Anthology
A daughter of New France : with some account of the gallant Sieur Cadillac and his colony on the Detroit by Mary Catherine Crowley( Book )

1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the palaces of the sultan by Anna Bowman Dodd( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian summer by William Dean Howells( Book )

1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy against a background of scenes taken from Howells's Tuscan Cities (1885), Indian Summer is the story of middle-aged bachelor Theodore Colville's romantic involvement with two women, one his own age and the other much younger. The principal theme of the book is the January and May romance between Colville and the younger woman, Imogene Graham. A number of the themes which preoccupy Howells in his other fiction also appear in the novel. The relationship between motive and consequences, for example, is touched on as Colville and the Reverend Waters, a chorus character, discuss the moral implica
The first book edition of The man without a country by Edward Everett Hale( Book )

7 editions published between 1891 and 1904 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Navy officer involved in the treason of Aaron Burr and condemned to remain at sea without news of the United States for the rest of his life
Catherine Schuyler by Mary Gay Humphreys( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a woman from a prominent Dutch family in colonial New York which reveals a great deal about life for women of the upperclass in 18th century America
 
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