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Ashley, Leonard R. N.

Overview
Works: 109 works in 302 publications in 5 languages and 8,476 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Miscellanea  Drama  Sources  Fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR3347, 828.509
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Most widely held works about Leonard R. N Ashley
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Most widely held works by Leonard R. N Ashley
Colley Cibber by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's in a name? : everything you wanted to know by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses forenames, surnames, nicknames, place names, naming patterns, and pet names, and offers advice on naming a child
Nineteenth-century British drama; an anthology of representative plays by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan popular culture by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard R.N. Ashley delights readers with a collection of facts and folklore of the people of Queen Elizabeth I's era. He describes sports and pastimes, religion and superstition, cooking, life in town and country, and the rising bourgeois class. In chapters titled as "Cakes and Ale," "The Playhouse and the Bearbaiting Pit," and "Hey nonny nonny," Ashley paints an enlightening portrait of a time made memorable by Shakespeare and his contemporaries
The wonderful world of superstition, prophecy, and luck by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange beliefs and even stranger omens have liferated through the ages. Here is a ripe collection which might change minds about broken mirrors, black cats and other ingrained beliefs
British short stories; classics and criticism by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonderful world of magic and witchcraft by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and German and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolution of witchcraft and provides information on its history, beliefs and practices
Mirrors for man : 26 plays of the world drama by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authorship and evidence. A study of attribution and the Renaissance drama by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

20 editions published in 1968 in English and French and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of spells, curses and magical recipes by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how cultures throughout history have used magic and the supernatural, describing their spells, curses, and magical recipes and how to use them in the modern world
The complete book of devils and demons by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From demons to fallen angels, folk monsters to possession and exorcism, Satanic pacts to black masses, humans have tried to define and combat evil throughout the centuries. Worried about evil influences in your own life or just curious to learn more? The Complete Book of Devils and Demons is your guide to the history of otherworldly evils among men and the practices surrounding their elimination or worship. Read within to learn about zombies and ritual magic, the princes of Hell, which demons are to be courted for power or feared for the diseases they carry, and so much more
George Peele by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few of the people who paid a tester to attend Elizabeth⁰́₉s coronation in 1558 could have realized that they were entering upon one of the most glorious periods in English history, the spacious days of Queen Elizabeth. They did not know that a new era was being born - the era of the defeat of the great Armada and the force of His Most Catholic Majesty, the era of Drake on the seas, Bacon in science, Gilbert and Harvey and their discoveries, Shakespeare in the drama." --
Geolinguistic perspectives : proceedings of the International Conference Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of the American Society of Geolinguistics, 20 and 21 April, 1985 at Andre and Bella Meyer Hall of Physics, New York University, New York, N.Y. by International Conference Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of the American Society of Geolinguistics( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of vampires by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possibly the most comprehensive book ever published on one of the world's oldest, and most terrifying, legends. The vampire is one of the most potent and enduring symbols of the supernatural, as deathless as Bram Stoker's perennially popular creation Count Dracula. As this entertaining and encyclopaedic work reveals, vampires were around for centuries before Count Dracula appeared. Legends about vampires are found in folklore throughout the world, dating back to ancient times and over the years they have never lost their power to inspire fear. Combining erudition with readability Leonar
The complete book of werewolves by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other people's lives; 34 short stories by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of dreams and what they mean by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ashley brings together a mass of well-researched information and his interpretation of that material to help explain to both the scholar and the casual reader some of the important things that occur in our world: our dream world
George Alfred Henty and the Victorian mind by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of ghosts and poltergeists by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of numerology by Leonard R. N Ashley( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Complete Book of Numerology offers readers an explanation of what numbers are said to mean; details how to manipulate numbers to find your fate as written in your name(s), nickname, first initial, vowels of your name, consonants of your name, your lucky/unlucky numbers and more. Dr Ashley explains the history of the belief in lucky/unlucky numbers such as 13 and 7, and the connection between numbers and colours from the Holy Kabbalah to now. Readers will also learn how to tell fortunes, plan their lives, choose numbers for the lottery as well as all aspects of how to use numerology for fun and (maybe) profit
 
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What's in a name? : everything you wanted to know
Alternative Names
Ashley, Leonard R.

Ashley, Leonard Raymond Nelligan 1928-

Languages
English (152)

Italian (3)

German (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

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Elizabethan popular cultureThe wonderful world of superstition, prophecy, and luckThe wonderful world of magic and witchcraftThe complete book of spells, curses and magical recipesThe complete book of devils and demonsThe complete book of vampiresThe complete book of werewolvesThe complete book of dreams and what they mean