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Ralston, William Ralston Shedden 1828-1889

Overview
Works: 82 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 2,921 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Humorous fiction  Folklore  Fables  Satirical literature  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Signer, Compiler, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Ralston Shedden Ralston
Liza by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

17 editions published between 1869 and 1969 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tussen een integere jonge vrouw op het Russische platteland en een door zijn vrouw bedrogen edelman ontstaat een bijzondere relatie
Tibetan tales; derived from Indian sources by Anton Schiefner( Book )

49 editions published between 1882 and 2008 in English and German and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of Tibetan tales derived from the language of Kah-Gyur
The songs of the Russian people, as illustrative of Slavonic mythology and Russian social life by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )

31 editions published between 1872 and 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian folk-tales by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )

33 editions published between 1873 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian fairy tales : a choice collection of Muscovite folk-lore by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( )

23 editions published between 1870 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a choice collection of Muscovite folklore
15 fables of Krylov. by Ivan Andreevich Krylov( Book )

22 editions published between 1869 and 1889 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original fables in verse including one about Judge Fox who delivers a guilty ruling to a sheep in order to take advantage of the defendant's carcass and another about the unsuccessful cooperative efforts of a swan, a crab and a pike to pull a cart
Portuguese folk-tales by Consiglieri Pedroso( Book )

9 editions published between 1882 and 1969 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Russian history. Four lectures delivered at Oxford, in the Taylor Institution, according to the terms of Lord Ilchester's bequest to the university by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )

12 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bible of Tibet : Tibetan tales from Indian sources by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first translated and edited collection of the most significant scripture from the Buddhist literature of South Asia. It was on the basis of this collection that the English speaking reader became acquainted with the 'Bible of Tibet'. This collection still represents the most complete collection of Buddhist teachings and remains indispensable today
Liza, or, A nest of nobles by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

12 editions published between 1873 and 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liza, the heroine, who is reared in the noble nest, is almost the type heroine of the Russian novel, simple of nature, strong of will; not beautiful but full of charm, and affected by the Slavic spirit of fatalism and transcendental emotion
Contes populaires de la Russie by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )

9 editions published between 1874 and 1970 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liza by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

3 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published between 1885 and 1907 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into the Irish gentry, outmanoeuvred in his first affair, spy and gambler, and married to a titled heiress who finally outwits him, Barry Lyndon is a fictional adventurer and rogue, whom the reader is lead to distrust from the very beginning
How to learn Russian. A manual for students of Russian. [Based upon the Ollendorffian system of teaching languages, and adapted for self instruction] by Henry Riola( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian fairy tales by Maive Stokes( )

4 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to learn Russian. A manual for students of Russian ... With a preface by W.R.S. Ralston. (Key.) by Henry RIOLA( Book )

6 editions published between 1878 and 1890 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liza ; or, A noble nest by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian fairy tales - the original classic edition by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian Fairy Tales - The Original Classic Edition
Liza ... Translated from the Russian by W.R.S. Ralston by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

6 editions published between 1869 and 1914 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bedeutung von W.R.S. Ralston als Vermittler russischer Literatur nach England by Werner Lauter( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The songs of the Russian people, as illustrative of Slavonic mythology and Russian social lifeRussian folk-talesRussian fairy tales : a choice collection of Muscovite folk-loreLiza, or, A nest of nobles
Alternative Names
Ralston 1828-1889 M.

Ralston, M. (William Ralston Shedden), 1828-1889

Ralston Shedden, William 1828-1889

Ralston, W. R. S.

Ralston, W. R. S. 1828-1889

Ralston, W. R. S. (William Ralston Shedden), 1828-1889

Ralston, William 1828-1889

Ralston, William S.

Rolʹston, Vilʹi︠a︡m 1828-1889

Rol'ston, Vil'jam.

Rolʹston, Vilʹjam 1828-1889

Rol'ston, Vil'jam Šedden.

William Ralston Shedden Ralston Brits intellectueel (1828-1889)

William Shedden Ralston

Вільям Шедден Ральстон

Шедден-Ральстон, Уильям

Languages
English (244)

French (9)

German (4)

Russian (2)