WorldCat Identities

Charlton, James 1939-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 219 publications in 3 languages and 10,757 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Quotations  Biography‡vDictionaries  Biography  Biographies  Christmas stories  Rules  Chronologies  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Charlton
Hey batta batta swing! : the wild old days of baseball by Sally Cook( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the baseball from its beginnings to today
The ballplayers : baseball's ultimate biographical reference by Mike Shatzkin( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over five thousand biographies of players, managers, and other baseball personalities and the histories of teams, leagues, and stadiums
The Writer's quotation book : a literary companion by James Charlton( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotations by and about famous authors and other celebrities, about literature, the book trade, publishers, and writing
A Christmas treasury of Yuletide stories & poems by James Charlton( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 Christmas tales and poems that are both traditional and modern, funny and touching. These works by great writers shine with Christmas spirit, warmth, and good cheer. Includes works by Tennyson, Longfellow, Dickens, Frost, and many more
Fighting words : writers lambast other writers--from Aristotle to Anne Rice by James Charlton( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers over 400 quotations to delight both the lover of litarary gossip and the admirer of the well-turned phrase. Illustrations accompnay the feuds and rivalries that inspired some of the most eloquesnt mudslinging the world has ever known
The Family book of Christmas songs and stories( )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dozens of the best Christmas stories and poems by the world's great authors, plus nearly 50 songs, carols, lullabies, and sing-alongs for piano and guitar
A Christmas companion : recipes, traditions, and customs from around the world by Maria Polushkin Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sourcebook for planning family fun and reawakening memories of Christmases past
Croquet : the complete guide to history, strategy, rules, and records by James Charlton( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas feast : a treasury of yuletide stories and poems for the whole family by James Charlton( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of Yuletide stores and poems for the whole family
The Military quotation book : more than 600 of the best quotations about war, courage, combat, victory, and defeat( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains more than 1,200 quotations about war, courage, combat, victory, and defeat, by such people as Charles Dickens, George Patton, Winston Churchill, Voltaire, and Colin Powell
Croquet : its history, strategy, rules, and records by James Charlton( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces one of the world's oldest sports; croquet is an intriguing and stimulating outdoor sport that demands a golfer's stamina, a chess player's concentration, and a billiard champion's skill. Illustrated throughout with helpful diagrams and instructional charts
The hand book : interpreting handshakes, gestures, power signals, and sexual signs by Linda Lee( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charades, the complete guide to America's favorite party game by James Charlton( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of hints for charades, including standard signs for various words
The Baseball chronology : the complete history of the most important events in the game of baseball( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Executive's quotation book : a corporate companion by James Charlton( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books, books, books : a hilarious collection of literary cartoons( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The military quotation book : revised for the 21st century : more than 1,100 of the best quotations about war, leadership, courage, and victory( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotes about every aspect of war made by world leaders, statesmen, presidents, generals, writers, and others
Bred any good rooks lately? : a collection of puns, shaggy dogs, spoonerisms, feghoots & malappropriate stories( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal briefs : the lawyers quotation book by James Charlton( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night the hogs ate Willie : and other quotations on all things Southern( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hey batta batta swing! : the wild old days of baseball
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The Writer's quotation book : a literary companionA Christmas treasury of Yuletide stories & poemsFighting words : writers lambast other writers--from Aristotle to Anne RiceThe Military quotation book : more than 600 of the best quotations about war, courage, combat, victory, and defeatThe Executive's quotation book : a corporate companionOn the night the hogs ate Willie : and other quotations on all things Southern
Alternative Names
Charlton, James M.

Charlton, Jim 1939-

チャールトン, ジェームズ

Languages
English (114)

French (3)

Polish (1)