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Ormsby, John 1829-1895

Overview
Works: 98 works in 303 publications in 3 languages and 7,544 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Picaresque literature  Romances  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Satire  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Adventure stories  Graphic novels 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ6329, 863.3
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Most widely held works about John Ormsby
 
Most widely held works by John Ormsby
The history of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

22 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in English and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an idealistic country gentleman and his shrewd squire who set out, like knights of old, to search for adventure and right wrongs
Don Quixote : the Ormsby translation, revised, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

22 editions published between 1887 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote is a middle-aged man living in 16th century La Mancha in Spain who is obsessed with romance novels involving chivalry. He arms himself to defend the weak and vanquish the wicked. The two-part novel is the story of his many and often very humorous adventures. The novel is rated as one of the premier works of Western literature and is the source of the popular terms "tilting at windmills" and "quixotic" for one's pursuit of something purely fanciful
The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

64 editions published between 1884 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poem of the Cid by Cid( Book )

13 editions published between 1879 and 2010 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

32 editions published between 1885 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The adventures of Don Quixote, man of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of the ordinary middle aged man who put on armor and accompanied by an old horse and his squire Sancho battles windmills and has many duels in seventeenth century Spain
Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

11 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the old Spanish knight who set out with his obese companion, Sancho, to experience the romance and glory of the knight-errant
The complete works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the classic Spanish tale of chivalry and abiding optimism, depicting the exploits of a knight who attempts to bring justice and truth to the world. This first school-oriented edition of Don Quixote ever published by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) Original Cervantes offers brilliantly s text abridged by renowned author, journalist, and scholar Arturo Pérez-Reverte. This new edition Gives readers of all ages and reading proficiency levels easy access to the greatest classic in English literature. Enjoy the essence of Don Quixote thanks to the Rigorous and compelling adaptation by the Royal Spanish and Arturo Pérez-Reverte Academy. RAE edition masterfully adapted by novelist, journalist, academic and Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Eliminates parallel stories, and combine various chapters and renumbers to Facilitate uninterrupted reading. Maintains Cervantes s Original text
Autumn rambles in North Africa by John Ormsby( Book )

5 editions published between 1864 and 1900 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stray papers by John Ormsby( Book )

2 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last speech and dying words of John Ormsby who was appointed to be executed on Boston Neck, the 17th of October, 1734 by John Ormsby( )

1 edition published in 1734 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of six-man football in North Carolina : Wilson County : Elm City, Gardners, Lucama, Rock Ridge, Saratoga, Stantonsburg( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montañeros en Sierra Nevada (1866-1893) : John Ormsby, Charles Packe, Luis de Rute, Juan B. Bide( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 2, Part 32 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Part 10 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Don Quixote of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

2 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote the Complete Version by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of the exploits of an idealistic Spanish country gentleman and his shrewd squire who set out, as knights of old, to search for adventure, right wrongs, and punish evil
Don Quixote, Volume 1 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Don Quixote : the Ormsby translation, revised, backgrounds and sources, criticism
Alternative Names
John Ormsby British translator

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The poem of the CidDon QuixoteDon Quijote de la ManchaDon Quixote the Complete Version