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Ashton, John 1834-1911

Overview
Works: 167 works in 1,148 publications in 3 languages and 15,327 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Folklore  Literature  Humor  Biographies  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Illustrator, Compiler, Translator
Classifications: DA533, 398.50942
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Most widely held works about John Ashton
 
Most widely held works by John Ashton
Chap-books of the eighteenth century by John Ashton( Book )

63 editions published between 1882 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of chap-books preserved from a time when printing was expensive and produced only limited quantities of copies
Social life in the reign of Queen Anne : taken from original sources by John Ashton( Book )

77 editions published between 1882 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carefully selected passages show how people lived and died in the early 18th century
Humour, wit, & satire of the seventeenth century by John Ashton( Book )

43 editions published between 1883 and 2018 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a lovely illustrated history of humor in the 17th century. It contains excerpts and examples of poems, songs and stories such as "The Unconscionable Batchelors of Darby" and "A Fine Way to Cure a Cot Queen."
Modern street ballads by John Ashton( Book )

42 editions published between 1888 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of ballads for those who "prefer to have their music served up to them 'piping hot, ' with the accompaniment of warmth, light, beer, and tobacco."
The history of gambling in England by John Ashton( Book )

40 editions published between 1898 and 2020 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn of the XIXth century in England; a social sketch of the times by John Ashton( Book )

35 editions published between 1886 and 2018 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a slight retrospect of the eighteenth century, the author briefly outlines the influence of Bonaparte in matters political; follows with a description of the food riots in London; the union with Ireland; death of Lord Nelson; abolition of the slave trade; amusing photographs of the streets with their beggars, chimney-sweeps, dealers of small wares and great cries; then the postal drawbacks and stage-coach infelicities; the famous prisons, notably the Fleet; museums and museum gardens, theatres and operas; Tattersall’s and Gretna Green marriages; with innumerable extracts relating to people and places of note -- all taken from original and authentic sources, newspapers being an authority of constant reference
The Fleet: its river, prison, and marriages by John Ashton( Book )

25 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social life in the reign of Queen Anne by John Ashton( Book )

33 editions published between 1883 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A righte merrie Christmasse!!! The story of Christ-tide by John Ashton( Book )

19 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History, legends, folklore, customs, and carols--"an epitome of Old Christ-tide" to preserve the memory of Christmas
Old times; a picture of social life at the end of the eighteenth century by John Ashton( Book )

16 editions published between 1885 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil in Britain and America by John Ashton( Book )

34 editions published between 1896 and 2019 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious creatures in zoology; with 130 illus. throughout the text by John Ashton( Book )

39 editions published between 1890 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social England under the Regency by John Ashton( Book )

29 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a broad history of the Regency period and includes chapters on the King's illness, the Prince Regent's secret marriage, the economic and political changes during the period and the influx of popular music, dance, literature and art
English caricature and satire on Napoleon I by John Ashton( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventvres and discovrses of Captain Iohn Smith : sometime president of Virginia, and admiral of New England by John Ashton( Book )

14 editions published between 1883 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romances of chivalry by John Ashton( Book )

25 editions published between 1887 and 2006 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melusine -- Sir Isumbras -- Sir Degoré -- Sir Bevis of Hampton -- Sir Tryamoure -- The squyr of lowe degre -- The knight of the swanne -- Valentine and Orson -- Sir Eglamoure of Artoys -- Guy of Warwick -- Robert the Devyil -- Howleglas
When William IV was king by John Ashton( Book )

20 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of ballads by John Ashton( Book )

14 editions published between 1887 and 1968 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gossip in the first decade of Victoria's reign by John Ashton( Book )

21 editions published between 1903 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old Bailey and Newgate by John Ashton( )

23 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A righte merrie Christmasse!!! The story of Christ-tideThe devil in Britain and America
Alternative Names
Ashton, John

Ashton, John, 1834-

Ashton, John, 1834-1911?

Ashton, John b. 1834

Ashton, John, n. 1834

Gordon, Charles 1834-1911?

J. A

J. A. [a]

John Ashton English writer

Джон Эштон

애쉬톤, 존 1834-

アシュトン, ジョン

アシュトン, ジョン 1834-

Languages
English (608)

Japanese (3)

French (1)