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Charlton, James 1939-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 197 publications in 4 languages and 10,989 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Quotations  Biography‡vDictionaries  Biography  Christmas stories  Rules  Chronologies  Caricatures and cartoons  Shaggy dog stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: GV867.5, 796.3570973
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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Writer's quotation book : a literary companion by James Charlton( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 794 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 )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 581 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 505 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( )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas companion : recipes, traditions, and customs from around the world by Maria Polushkin Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sourcebook for planning family fun and reawakening memories of Christmases past
A Christmas feast : a treasury of yuletide stories and poems for the whole family( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of Yuletide stores and poems for the whole family
Croquet : the complete guide to history, strategy, rules, and records by James Charlton( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and Polish and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Military quotation book : more than 600 of the best quotations about war, courage, combat, victory, and defeat( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 371 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 367 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
Charades, the complete guide to America's favorite party game by James Charlton( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of hints for charades, including standard signs for various words
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 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 166 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 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotes about every aspect of war made by world leaders, statesmen, presidents, generals, writers, and others
Legal briefs : the lawyers quotation book by James Charlton( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 150 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 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hey batta batta swing! : the wild old days of baseball
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Charlton, James M.

Charlton, Jim 1939-

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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