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Galt, John 1779-1839

Overview
Works: 905 works in 3,126 publications in 2 languages and 34,124 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Political fiction  Epistolary fiction  Miscellanea  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PR4708.G2, 823.7
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The entail, or, The Lairds of Grippy by John Galt( Book )

95 editions published between 1823 and 2014 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this horrifying study of an obsession, Claude, the eighteenth century Glasgow merchant, with his lust for property ("gear") and land, victimises his family one by one. In the second half of the novel the balance of human values is restored as his widow, "the Leddy", initially a mere chattel, emerges as a matriarch of unflagging resource. The obsessions remain, but they are softened and humanized
The provost by John Galt( Book )

70 editions published between 1822 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Provost" is an ironic look at the career of a small town merchant and politician. Set in Irvine, Scotland, it follows the life of James Pawkie, the Provost of the title. Starting as a humble apprentice, he progresses to owning his own shop and eventually acquiring a large portion of Irvine
The last of the lairds : or, The life and opinions of Malachi Mailings Esq., of Auldbiggings by John Galt( Book )

53 editions published between 1826 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals of the parish, and the Ayrshire legatees by John Galt( Book )

123 editions published between 1841 and 2010 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Lord Byron by John Galt( Book )

127 editions published between 1830 and 2015 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even by today's standards, nineteenth-century British poet Lord Byron led a wild life. In between his passionate and public love affairs with both men and women, his alleged dalliance with his half-sister, his courageous battlefield exploits in the Greek War of Independence, and his untimely death from a fatal illness at the age of 36, he managed to produce some of the most memorable poetry ever written in the English language. This biography presents a comprehensive look at Byron's life
Sir Andrew Wylie, of that ilk by John Galt( Book )

102 editions published between 1822 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals of the parish; or, The chronicle of Dalmailing during the ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder by John Galt( Book )

76 editions published between 1821 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immerse yourself in the life of a small Scottish village as it begins to shake off centuries-old traditions and eases into the transition to the modern era, with all the attendant pitfalls and problems that such a major shift entails. Author John Galt skillfully illuminates a particular time and place with lush detail and keen insight
Lawrie Todd; or, The settlers in the woods by John Galt( Book )

86 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ringan Gilhaize, or, The Covenanters by John Galt( Book )

30 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Galt''s ambitious novel Ringan Gilhaize presents a detailed historical account of the rise of opposing religious factions in Scotland in the early modern period. Told by the eponymous character, the story begins with the life of Ringan''s grandfather and proceeds to the period of Ringan himself, detailing virtually every significant event in the country''s history along the way
The life of Benjamin West (1816-1820) by John Galt( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and studies of Benjamin West, Esq., president of the Royal Academy of London, prior to his arrival in England; compiled from materials furnished by himself by John Galt( Book )

31 editions published between 1816 and 2015 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features the early years of Benjamin West's life and career
The life, studies, and works of Benjamin West, esq., president of the Royal academy of London, composed from materials furnished by himself by John Galt( Book )

24 editions published between 1817 and 2009 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaewife; a tale of the Scottish chronicles by John Galt( Book )

38 editions published between 1823 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpage containing full text version of volume 1 of the spaewife / by John Galt. Also available as zipped text and zipped rich text format versions
Bogle Corbet : or, The emigrants by John Galt( Book )

28 editions published between 1831 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ayrshire legatees : or, The Pringle family by John Galt( Book )

24 editions published between 1821 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the humble Pringle family of Scotland are turned upside down with the news that they have been named the recipients of a relative''s inheritance. Trading quiet village life for the hustle and bustle of London is a difficult transition, and the family documents the bumpy ride in a series of letters to friends and relatives
The bachelor's wife; a selection of curious and interesting extracts, with cursory observations by John Galt( Book )

20 editions published between 1824 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ringan Gilhaize; or, The covenanters by John Galt( Book )

15 editions published between 1823 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The member : an autobiography by John Galt( Book )

32 editions published between 1832 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gathering of the west by John Galt( Book )

15 editions published between 1823 and 1979 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ringan Gilhaize, or, The Covenanters
Alternative Names
Annals of the parish, Author of

Annals of the parish, Author of 1779-1839

Author of Annals of the parish

Author of Annals of the parish 1779-1839

Author of Sir Andrew Wylie 1779-1839

Author of The Ayrshire legatees

Author of The Ayshire legatees 1779-1839

Author of The entail 1779-1839

Ayrshire legatees, Author of

Ayshire legatees, Author of 1779-1839

Balwhidder, Micah

Balwhidder, Micah 1779-1839

Balwhidder, Michael 1779-1839

Duffle, Thomas 1779-1839

Entail, Author of the 1779-1839

Galt.

Galt, .. 1779-1839

Galt 1779-1839 Mr

Galt, Mr. (John), 1779-1839

Goodfellow, Robin

Goodfellow, Robin 1779-1839

John Galt British writer

John Galt escritor británico

John Galt romancier, homme d'affaires et homme politique écossais.

John Galt schottischer Schriftsteller

John Galt schrijver uit Schotland (1779-1839)

John Galt scrittore scozzese

Prior, Samuel

Prior, Samuel 1779-1839

Prior, Samuel 1779-1839 Capt

Prior, Samuel, Capt.

Prior, Samuel, Capt., 1779-1839

Sir Andrew Wylie, Author of 1779-1839

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Languages
English (1,129)

German (12)

Covers
The provostThe life of Lord ByronAnnals of the parish; or, The chronicle of Dalmailing during the ministry of the Rev. Micah BalwhidderRingan Gilhaize, or, The Covenanters