In 1844 Thomas Nelson II went to London to set up of branch of the Edinburgh publishing firm his father had established in 1802.
Known Abbott titles at this time:
1844 China and the English – Jacob Abbott (288 pages)
The Fireside 1849
This little 4″ x 2.75″ book is soft leather bound and has gold gilt edges and is 264 pages.
1852 The Corner-stone 247 pages
In 1854 Thomas Nelson and Sons published “Abbott’s Series”. This four book series consisted of:
1. The Child at Home by John Abbott
2. Mother at Home by John Abbott
3. Every Day Duty by Jacob Abbott
4. Parental Duties by Jacob Abbott