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Ainsworth, William Harrison 1805-1882

Overview
Works: 1,247 works in 4,630 publications in 5 languages and 20,075 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Portraits  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Recipient, Former owner, Printer
Classifications: PR4002, 823.8
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Most widely held works by William Harrison Ainsworth
The tower of London; a historical romance by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
267 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Windsor castle by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
222 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally constructed in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful -- and architecturally significant -- royal residences ever built. It serves as a fitting backdrop for William Harrison Ainsworth's retelling of the passionate love affair between King Henry VIII and the infamous lady-in-waiting-turned-short-lived-queen, Anne Boleyn
Old St. Paul's; a tale of the plague and the fire by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
219 editions published between 1665 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grand St. Paul's Cathedral has been a centerpiece of the religious, cultural and architectural life of London for well more than a millennium. The majestic structure forms the core of William Harrison Ainsworth's novel Old Saint Paul's, in which both historical events and a tragic love affair unfold around the storied church
Rookwood by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
132 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Sheppard ; a romance by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
130 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This gripping historical romance focuses on the dashing criminal Jack Sheppard, a real-life burglar whose bold, brazen crimes and remarkable escape attempts captivated England in the eighteenth century. Though Sheppard's exploits have been fictionalized in several literary works, Ainsworth's full-length novel ranks among the most popular and enduring
The Lancashire Witches a Romance of Pendle Forest by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
122 editions published between 1845 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The worldwide persecution of alleged witches in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries has been a source of inspiration for many writers and artists. This fictionalized take on the well-publicized case of the Pendle witches of the Lancashire area in England lays bare the intrigue surrounding the case, as well as the remarkable hypocrisy and unfairness of the officials who were responsible for executing 10 men and women on spurious charges of dabbling in the occult
Guy Fawkes; or, The gunpowder treason by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
97 editions published between 1800 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bentley's miscellany ( )
in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Star-chamber : an historical romance by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
95 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crichton by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
102 editions published between 1800 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The miser's daughter by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
88 editions published between 1800 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The flitch of bacon; or, The custom of Dunmow by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
94 editions published between 1800 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ovingdean Grange; a tale of the South Downs by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
66 editions published between 1800 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auriol, or, the elixir of life by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
50 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flashes of light passed before Auriol's eyes, and strange noises smote his ears. The furnace breathed forth flames and mephitic vapors; the spiral worm of the alembic became red hot, and seemed filled with molten lead; the skeletons grinned and gibbered; the bald decapitated head opened its eyes, and fixed them with a stony glare, on the young man; while the dead alchemist shook his hand menacingly at him
Mervyn Clitheroe by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
52 editions published between 1800 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spendthrift by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
56 editions published between 1800 and 1969 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lord Mayor of London by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
48 editions published between 1861 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boscobel; or, The royal oak. A tale of the year 1651 by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
49 editions published between 1800 and 1913 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Containing a description of the battle of Worcester and of Charles II's escape from the field
The Constable de Bourbon by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
37 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Law, the projector [a novel] by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
35 editions published between 1864 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ainsworth.
Ainsworth, Guillermo Harrison, 1805-1882
Ainsworth, Harrison.
Ainsworth, Harrison, 1805-1882
Ainsworth, W. H.
Ainsworth, W. H. 1805-1882
Ainsworth, W. H. (William Harrison), 1805-1882
Ainsworth, W. Harrison.
Ainsworth, W. Harrison 1805-1882
Ainsworth, W. Harrison (William Harrison), 1805-1882
Ainsworth, William 1805-1882
Ainsworth, William H.
Ainsworth, William H. 1805-1882
Ainsworth, William Harrison
Ainsworth, William Harrisson 1805-1882
Ainworth, W. Harrison, 1805-1882
Ainworth, W. Harrison (William Harrison), 1805-1882
Ensvort, Uil'jam, 1805-1882
Ènsvort, V.
Harrison Ainsworth, William, 1805-1882
Ticheburn, Cheviot, 1805-1882
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Languages
English (1,907)
German (27)
French (6)
Danish (2)
Greek, Modern (1)
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