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Galt, John 1779-1839

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Works: 764 works in 2,793 publications in 4 languages and 28,850 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Political fiction  Church history  Juvenile works  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Portraits  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PR4708.G2, 823.7
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The provost by John Galt ( )
75 editions published between 1822 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Galt''s novel The Provost details the rise to power of James Pawkie, an aspiring businessman and politician who becomes a big-time mover and shaker in the Scottish town of Irvine. Galt uses Pawkie''s ascendance to comment on the perils of acquiring influence rapidly, as well as the all-too-keen temptation to misuse it for personal gain
Annals of the parish, or, The chronicle of Dalmailing during the ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder, written by himself by John Galt ( Book )
194 editions published between 1821 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annals of the parish by John Galt ( )
62 editions published between 1821 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 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
The ayrshire legatees by John Galt ( )
13 editions published between 1841 and 2004 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Webpage containing full text of the Ayrshire legatees / by John Galt
The entail; or, The Lairds of Grippy by John Galt ( Book )
108 editions published between 1823 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scottish writer John Galt is hailed by many critics as one of the first authors to explicitly take on political themes in his fiction. In The Entail, Galt tackles the touchy issue of the value of inherited wealth as opposed to that which is earned and accumulated through one''s own labor
Life of Lord Byron by John Galt ( Book )
119 editions published between 1830 and 2014 in English and held by 855 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
The last of the lairds : or, The life and opinions of Malachi Mailings Esq., of Auldbiggings by John Galt ( Book )
46 editions published between 1826 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Andrew Wylie, of that ilk by John Galt ( Book )
100 editions published between 1822 and 1986 in English and German and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ringan Gilhaize, or, The Covenanters by John Galt ( Book )
55 editions published between 1823 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 704 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
Lawrie Todd, or, The settlers in the woods by John Galt ( Book )
99 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of the players by John Galt ( Book )
25 editions published between 1831 and 1987 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ayrshire legatees, or, The Pringle family by John Galt ( )
23 editions published between 1821 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 342 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 life, studies, and works of Benjamin West, esq., president of the Royal Academy of London by John Galt ( Book )
20 editions published between 1820 and 2009 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painter Benjamin West was an important figure in art history, as he was born in what later became the United States in 1738 and was reaching his creative peak just as the Revolutionary War broke out. As such, he is regarded as one of the first significant painters to focus on American history as his subject. This comprehensive biography of West is a must-read for art lovers
The spaewife a tale of the Scottish chronicles by John Galt ( Book )
50 editions published between 1823 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 339 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
The life of Benjamin West (1816-1820) by John Galt ( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of Cardinal Wolsey by John Galt ( Book )
31 editions published between 1812 and 1846 in English and Undetermined 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 by John Galt ( Book )
25 editions published between 1816 and 1985 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bogle Corbet or, The emigrants by John Galt ( Book )
28 editions published between 1831 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The progress of genius, or, Authentic memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West, Esq. president of the Royal Academy, London by John Galt ( )
8 editions published between 1831 and 1832 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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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
Prior, Samuel
Prior, Samuel 1779-1839
Prior, Samuel 1779-1839 Capt
Prior, Samuel, Capt., 1779-1839
Sir Andrew Wylie, Author of 1779-1839
Languages
English (1,246)
German (14)
French (6)
Norwegian (1)
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