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James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes) 1862-1936

Overview
Works: 1,027 works in 3,052 publications in 12 languages and 28,044 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Biography  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Adapter, Arranger, Speaker, Redactor
Classifications: PZ8.A542, [E]
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Most widely held works about M. R James
 
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Most widely held works by M. R James
The apocryphal New Testament : being the apocryphal gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses, with other narratives and fragments by M. R James( Book )

97 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the compilation originally published by William Hone of London in 1820. In the earlier edition, the translations were by Jeremiah Jones and Archbishop Wake
The steadfast tin soldier by H. C Andersen( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being accidentally launched on a dangerous and terrible voyage, the one-legged soldier finds his way back to his true love--the paper dancing girl
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven brothers, turned into wild swans by an evil stepmother, are saved by the sacrifices of their beautiful sister, Elise
Collected ghost stories by M. R James( Book )

79 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, James's stories draw on the terrors of the everyday. Documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and night-time settings where imagination runs riot
Ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

50 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate ghost story collection by the ultimate ghost story writer. It's the perfect companion for a dark night by the fire
Ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )

84 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This 1904 classic collects the earliest ghost stories of author M.R. James. While not gruesome by any means, these classic tales of apparitions and other supernatural horrors remain chilling to this day." -- Amazon.com viewed October 21, 2014
Abbeys by M. R James( Book )

17 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

35 editions published between 1931 and 1997 in English and Czech and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casting the runes and other ghost stories by M. R James( Book )

25 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This selection of twenty-one stories represents the best of James's works, and is the first edition to incorporate improved texts based on a collation of printed versions of the stories with the available manuscripts."-Cover
De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles by Walter Map( Book )

43 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Biblical antiquities of Philo by Pseudo-Philo( Book )

29 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A warning to the curious : the ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world of horsedrawn carriages, branch railway lines, churches and old houses sets the atmosphere for six classic ghost stories. Apparitions, supernatural events and nameless terrors haunt every minute of these spine-chilling tales, all unbeatable period classics by the unchallenged master of the short story
The sea-green horse : a collection of short stories by Barbara Howes( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Apocalypse in art by M. R James( Book )

23 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British painting by C. H. Collins Baker( Book )

11 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )

42 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament : their titles and fragments by M. R James( Book )

23 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and miracles of St. William of Norwich by Thomas( Book )

17 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wanderings and homes of manuscripts by M. R James( Book )

17 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1919, this volume is a change of pace from an author best known for his classic ghost stories. It is a history of the transmission of manuscripts from one area, culture, or age, to another. The author's moral: Be inquisitive. See books for yourself; do not trust that the cataloguer has told you everything
A thin ghost and others by M. R James( Book )

29 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are you the type who loves nothing more than curling up with a book of ghost stories? If so, be sure to add A thin ghost and others to your must-read list. A gem from the golden age of Gothic horror, these spine-tingling tales will satisfy your craving for ghoulishly top-notch fiction
 
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Alternative Names
James, M. R.

James M. R. 1862-1936

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes)

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936

James, Montague R.

James, Montague Rhodes

James, Montague Rhodes 1862-1936

M. R. James

M. R. James britisk historikar og skribent

M. R. James britisk historiker og skribent

Montague Rhodes James

Montague Rhodes, James 1862-1936

Montague Rhodes James anglický povídkář, paleograf a mediavelista

Montague Rhodes James britischer Horror- und Fantasyautor

Montague Rhodes James Brits schrijver

Montague Rhodes James brittisk historiker och författare

Montague Rhodes James scrittore, storico e medievista britannico

Джеймс, Монтегю Родс английский писатель, историк

ジェイムズ, M. R

モンタギュウ・ロウズ・ジェイムズ

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Ghost stories of M.R. JamesGhost stories of an antiquaryThe Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. JamesCasting the runes and other ghost storiesDe nugis curialium = Courtiers' triflesThe Biblical antiquities of PhiloMore ghost stories of an antiquaryThe lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament : their titles and fragments