Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879

Title:
History of King Alfred of England / by Jacob Abbott ; with engravings.
Alternate Title(s):
Added lithographed title page reads: History of Alfred the Great
Published/Created:
New York : Harper & Brothers, publishers, 82 Cliff Street, [1849?]

©1849

Physical Description:
[7], 14-270, [6], 10, 4, 5, [1] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Date of publication from Harper & Brothers' copyright on verso of title page.
Contents:
The Britons -- The Anglo-Saxons -- The Danes -- Alfred's early years -- The state of England -- Alfred's accession to the throne -- Reverses -- The seclusion -- Reassembling of the army -- The victory over the Danes -- The reign -- The close of life.
Subject Terms:
Alfred, King of England, 849-899 -- Juvenile literature. | Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. | Great Britain -- History -- Alfred, 871-899 -- Juvenile literature.
Form/Genre:
Biographies. | Color printing (Printing) -- Plates. | Juvenile literature -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1849. | Publishers' catalogs -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1849. | Chromolithographs. | Wood engravings -- 1849. | Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 1849. | Relief prints. | Publishers' advertisements.
Contributors:
Roberts, William, approximately 1829- engraver. | Wallin, Samuel, engraver. | Sinclair, Thomas S., approximately 1805-1881, lithographer. | Harper & Brothers, publisher.