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Weekley, Ernest 1865-1954

Overview
Works: 143 works in 732 publications in 3 languages and 7,635 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Fiction  Terms and phrases  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PE1574, 422
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Ernest Weekley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ernest Weekley
The romance of words by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
92 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An etymological dictionary of modern English by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
31 editions published between 1659 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surnames by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
49 editions published between 1916 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chiefly English language surnames, with "... a certain proportion of French and German names and a sprinkling from other countries."
Words ancient and modern by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
28 editions published between 1926 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The romance of names by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
31 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"My aim has been to steer a clear course between a too learned and a too superficial treatment, and rather to show how surnames are formed than to adduce innumerable examples which the reader should be able to solve for himself... The subject matter is divided into a number of rather short chapters, dealing with the various classes and subdivisions into which surnames fall; but the natural association which exists between names has often prevailed over rigid classification"--Pref
A concise etymological dictionary of modern English by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
21 editions published between 1924 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adjectives--and other words by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
18 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English language by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
12 editions published between 1952 and 1972 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words and names by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
22 editions published between 1922 and 1971 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack and Jill; a study in our Christian names by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
18 editions published between 1939 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More words ancient and modern by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
16 editions published between 1927 and 1980 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Something about words by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
12 editions published between 1900 and 1936 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English language; with a chapter on the history of American English by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
20 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack and Jill; a study in our Christian names by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
5 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English language by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
15 editions published between 1928 and 1986 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cruelty to words; or, First aid for the best-seller by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saxo grammaticus; or, First aid for the best-seller by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1930 and 1972 in English and Latin and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The king of the mountains by Edmond About ( Book )
13 editions published between 1899 and 1944 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Researcher Hermann Schultz sets off on a voyage to Greece with the aim of collecting botanical and natural specimens. Once he arrives, however, he finds that his field work will be rather more complicated than he bargained for. The mountain range where he intended to carry out his study is controlled by a shadowy league of thieves and bandits. Will Schultz be able to escape their clutches?
Paul-Louis Courier : a selection from the works by Paul-Louis Courier ( Book )
3 editions published between 1920 and 1925 in French and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French prose composition by Ernest Weekley ( Book )
17 editions published between 1898 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (409)
French (13)
Latin (1)
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