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A bibliography of Jacob Abbot with a biographical and critical introduction

by Rollo G. Silver

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Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1941.

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Pagination226 pages
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL25927710M
OCLC/WorldCa7949776

Biblical accounts of his life. Information about Samuel is contained in The First Book of Samuel (called in the Roman Catholic canon The First Book of Kings). The ancient designation of the two books of Samuel does not indicate that he is the author (in fact, his death is related in 1 Samuel 25) or the hero of the books; indeed, it is difficult to deduce what the title was intended to mean.   Jacob Abbott (Novem – Octo ) was an American writer of children's books. On Novem , Abbott was born in Hallowell, Maine. Abbott's father was Jacob Abbott and his mother was Betsey s:

Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. by Cummings, J. A. (Jacob Abbot), ; Cummings, J. A. (Jacob Abbot), School atlas to Cummings' ancient and modern geography; Duke University. Selections from the writings, in English translation by Hedge and others, with biographical and critical sketch of each author Topics to the arrival of Governor Belcher, in

Browse & Buy: Browse and shop books and collectibles ranging from vintage paperbacks and signed first editions to antique maps and art and photography.   Returning to Germany, in the winter of – Agrippa went to the monastery of St. Jacob at Würzburg to meet Johannes Trithemius, Abbot of Sponheim. Over the course of a few intense days, the famous abbot and his young visitor discussed a topic of mutual interest: natural magic and its role in contemporary culture.


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A bibliography of Jacob Abbot with a biographical and critical introduction by Rollo G. Silver Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Jacob Abbott Pictorial Bibliography. Jacob Abbott authored more than books. Most were in series form but a number of the more religious and moralistic were individual titles.

This site is a pictorial bibliography of Abbott's works. From Rollo and his European Adventures. Jacob Abbot's historical biographies were famously read by Lincoln, who credited them for all his understanding of historical figures of power.

I decided to start with his biography of Elizabeth I, the subject I felt I knew most about already. Despite being published over years ago, it /5.

Jacob Abbott, American teacher and writer, best known for his many books for young readers. Abbott attended Hallowell Academy and Bowdoin College and studied at Andover Newton Theological School.

After teaching at Amherst College, he moved in to Boston, where he founded and was the first. Jacob Abbott. The man responsible for writing the first fictional series for children, for introducing many of the key types and techniques of series books, for popularizing the genre virtually single-handedly, and for writing some of the earliest American juveniles deserving of the term "children's literature" was the multi-talented Jacob Abbott.

Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. He graduated from Bowdoin College in ; studied at Andover Theological Seminary in, and ; was tutor inand from to was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College; was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in ; founded the Mount Vernon School for /5().

Jacob Abbott has books on Goodreads with ratings. Jacob Abbott’s most popular book is Alexander the Great (Makers of History, #3). Harper's Story Book. Jacob Abbott $ The Harper Establishment; or, How the Story Books are Made. Jacob Abbott $ - $ Strategy Six Pack 2. Jacob Abbott $ Juno and Georgie.

Jacob Abbott $ Jonas's Stories, Related to Rollo and Lucy. Jacob. Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers--Jacob and John S.C. Abbott. Reprinted by Canon Press, these biographies have been edited and brought up-to-date for readers twelve and up/5(68).

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Rowling. Biography. Born in Hollis, New Hampshire, to Ebenezer Cummings and Elizabeth Abbot, Jacob attended Harvard University (class of ). In he married Elizabeth Merrill; their children were James Merrill (b. ) and John S. (–). As a bookseller and publisher, his business partners included William Andrews (Andrews & Cummings, –) and William Hilliard (Cummings.

The order for the Jacob Abbott titles is taken from Carl J. Weber's A Bibliography of Jacob Abbott.

Listings in some ads appear to organize the titles chronologically by subject: Several began with Cyrus, Darius, Xerxes, Alexander the Great, Romulus, Hannibal, Pyrrhus, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Nero, before diverging with later rulers.

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Jacob Abbott -- the complete book list (94 books). Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.

History of Julius Caesar by Jacob Abbott Though written roughly years ago, it was still an excellent overview of Caesar's life and times. I was already somewhat familiar with his history, but this book went into more detail in areas I wasn't as familiar by highlighting major events in his life as he become the most powerful man in Rome with the entire Roman Empire at his beck and call as /5(37).

Furthermore, this book will show that to be critical is not to adopt a negative or pessimistic outlook on the world and its problems. Rather, it is anchored in a spirit of discerning hope. In the Belly of the Beast is a book written by Jack Henry Abbott and published in Jack Henry Abbott was an American prisoner and the book consists of his letters to Norman Mailer about his experiences in what Abbott saw as a brutal and unjust prison system.

Mailer supported Abbott's successful bid for parole inthe year that In the Belly of the Beast was published. Project Gutenberg off free ebooks to download. Project Gutenberg off free ebooks to download.

Jacob and his brother John S. Abbott wrote a number of biographies that were published in various sets and series between and the 's. At least nineteen publishers printed some of the biographies. Most of the firms either published twenty or thirty-two volumes but several houses published only a few titles in various publisher's series.

Jane Eyre, novel by Charlotte Bronte, first published in Widely considered a classic, it gave a new truthfulness to the Victorian novel with its realistic portrayal of the inner life of a woman, noting her struggles with her natural desires and social condition.

Learn more about Jane Eyre, including its plot. But it is Jacob's fiction which made him famous. He wrote over books, many of them in series. One of his series taught science, travel and other subjects through the adventures of a boy named Rollo. Jacob created Rollo with enough personality and naughtiness to seem real.

His parents used his misbehavior to teach him right from wrong.The book chronicles the extraordinary life and leadership of Rome's Emperor Julius Caesar, from his early years to his assassination. "History of Julius Caesar" is one of many biographies aimed at young people written by Jacob Abbott and his brother.Jacob Abbott Book List.

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