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Howitt, William 1792-1879

Overview
Works: 458 works in 1,237 publications in 2 languages and 10,952 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Local history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer, Recipient, Creator
Classifications: DA533, 914.2
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The rural life of England by William Howitt( Book )

49 editions published between 1838 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsimilie reprint of the 3rd edition published in London in 1844. First published in 1838
Homes and haunts of the most eminent British poets by William Howitt( Book )

56 editions published between 1847 and 1968 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonization and Christianity; a popular history of the treatment of the natives by Europeans in all their colonies by William Howitt( Book )

25 editions published between 1838 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of magic by Joseph Ennemoser( Book )

9 editions published between 1854 and 2002 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a history of magic and includes stories on apparitions, dreams, predictions, witchcraft, table-turning, spirit-rapping and more
Visits to remarkable places; old halls, battle fields, and scenes illustrative of striking passages in English history and poetry by William Howitt( Book )

54 editions published between 1840 and 1907 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land, labour, and gold; or, Two years in Victoria: with visits to Sydney and Van Diemen's Land by William Howitt( Book )

19 editions published between 1855 and 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The excerpts describe Melbourne during the euphoria of the 1850s following the discovery of gold in Victoria. Melbourne's population rapidly increased, and Richmond and Collingwood in particular were favoured as being beyond the jurisdiction of the Town Council's ban on the construction of timber buildings. Here lay "...a wilderness of wooden huts of Lilliputian dimensions...the streets, so called,...are not roads but quagmires, through which bullock drays drag fresh materials, with enormous labour ploughing the muddy soil up to their very axles". In contrast to this, Yarra-side farms, Abbotsford and St Helier's, are described as bucolic havens from the bustle. An important primary source. Vol. 1, p.15 includes a brief description of the development of Fitzroy by early 1852
The history of the supernatural : in all ages and nations and in all churches, Christian and pagan : demonstrating a universal faith by William Howitt( Book )

16 editions published between 1863 and 2000 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Germany; or, Scenes, impressions, and every-day life of the Germans, including the popular songs, sports, and habits of the students of the universities by William Howitt( Book )

18 editions published between 1849 and 1974 in English and German and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruined abbeys and castles of Great Britain by William Howitt( Book )

21 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student-life of Germany: by William Howitt( Book )

19 editions published between 1841 and 2011 in English and German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the seasons; or, The calendar of nature by William Howitt( Book )

34 editions published between 1831 and 1856 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's adventures in the wilds of Australia : or, Herbert's note-book by William Howitt( Book )

34 editions published between 1800 and 1892 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rural and domestic life of Germany by William Howitt( Book )

12 editions published between 1842 and 1893 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy's country-book : being the real life of a country boy, written by himself ; exhibiting all the amusements, pleasures, and pursuits of children in the country by William Howitt( Book )

22 editions published between 1839 and 1927 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aristocracy of England a history for the people by William Howitt( Book )

7 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saunder's portraits and memoirs of eminent living political reformers by John Saunders( Book )

5 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wye its ruined abbeys and castles. by William Howitt( Book )

6 editions published between 1863 and 1980 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruined abbeys of Yorkshire by William Howitt( Book )

5 editions published between 1865 and 1980 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruined abbeys of the border by William Howitt( Book )

5 editions published between 1865 and 1980 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Fox and his first disciples, or, The Society of Friends as it was and as it is by William Howitt( Book )

10 editions published between 1834 and 1837 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The history of magic
Alternative Names
Cornelius Dr

Dr Cornelius

William Howitt British writer

William Howitt britisk historikar og poet

William Howitt britisk historiker og poet

William Howitt brittisk historiker och poet

William Howitt englischer Schriftsteller

Languages
English (460)

German (13)

Covers
Land, labour, and gold; or, Two years in Victoria: with visits to Sydney and Van Diemen's LandQuaker to Catholic : Mary Howitt, lost author of the 19th centuryPioneers of the Spiritual Reformation Biographical Sketches