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Walpole, Horace 1717-1797

Works: 3,213 works in 7,465 publications in 5 languages and 71,398 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Sources  Bibliography  Registers  Portraits  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Honoree, Attributed name, Other, cnm, Compiler, Composer, Dedicatee, Contributor, Collector, Bibliographic antecedent, Collaborator, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: DA483.W2, 828.609
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Most widely held works by Horace Walpole
The castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole ( Book )
555 editions published between 1069 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 9,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the day of his wedding, Conrad, heir to the house of Otranto, is killed under mysterious circumstances. His calculating father, Manfred, fears that his dynasty will now come to an end and determines to marry his son's bride himself--despite the fact he is already married. But a series of terrifying supernatural omens soon threaten this unlawful union, as the curse placed on Manfred's ancestor, who usurped the lawful Prince of Otranto, begins to unfold
Anecdotes of painting in England with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original MSS. by Mr. Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole ( Book )
139 editions published between 1762 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic doubts on the life and reign of King Richard the Third by Horace Walpole ( Book )
58 editions published between 1768 and 2006 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole, writer, politician and connoisseur; essays on the 250th anniversary of Walpole's birth by Warren Hunting Smith ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of the reign of King George the Third by Horace Walpole ( Book )
33 editions published between 1845 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A letter from Xo Ho a Chinese philosopher at London, to his friend Lien Chi at Peking by Horace Walpole ( )
48 editions published between 1757 and 2011 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mysterious mother. A tragedy by Horace Walpole ( Book )
49 editions published between 1740 and 2005 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bound with: Commerelliana: an heroic poem in Two Parts, by Lyricus Rusticus, pseud. [printed item]
A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England with lists of their works by Horace Walpole ( )
45 editions published between 1758 and 2013 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole: memoirs and portraits by Horace Walpole ( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Political and social memoirs of English life, from 1751 to 1771
The lessons for the day Being the first and second chapters of the Book of preferment by Horace Walpole ( )
23 editions published in 1742 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham, Middlesex by Horace Walpole ( Book )
70 editions published between 1774 and 2010 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A counter-address to the public, on the late dismission of a general officer by Horace Walpole ( )
17 editions published between 1764 and 2005 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reply to William Guthrie's address to the public ... concerning General Conway's conduct
Memoirs of the reign of King George the Second by Horace Walpole ( Book )
37 editions published between 1846 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hieroglyphic tales : (1785) by Horace Walpole ( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeffery's edition of The castle of Otranto a Gothic story. Translated by William Marshal, Gent. from the original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the Church of St. Nicholas at Otranto by Horace Walpole ( )
32 editions published between 1796 and 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ædes Walpolianæ or, a description of the collection of pictures at Houghton-Hall in Norfolk, the seat of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole ( Book )
34 editions published between 1743 and 1767 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury by Edward Herbert Herbert of Cherbury ( Book )
26 editions published between 1764 and 1847 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Some years ago the following pages would have been reckoned one of the greatest presents which the learned world could have received. The Life of the famous Lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself, would have excited the curiosity of the whole republic of letters. Perhaps a less proportion of expectation may attend this its late appearance. Not that the abilities of the noble writer have fallen into disesteem. His reign of Henry the eighth is allowed to be a masterpiece of historic biography. But they were his speculative works, which, raising a multitude of admirers or censors from their acuteness and singularity, made lord Herbert's a name of the first importance. The many great men, who illustrated the succeeding period, have taken off some of the public attention; for it is only a genius of the first force, whose fame dilates with ages, and can buoy itself up above the indifference which steals upon mankind, as an author becomes less and less the subject of conversation. Speculative writers, however penetrating, however sublime their talents, seldom attain the seal of universal approbation, because, of all the various abilities which Providence has bestowed on man, reasoning is not the power which has been brought to standard perfection. Poetry and eloquence have been so far perfected, that the great masters in those branches still remain unequalled. But where is that book of human argumentation, where that system of human opinions, which has not been partly confuted or exploded? Novelty itself in matters of metaphysical inquiry often proves, in effect, a confutation of antecedent novelties. Opponents raise the celebrity of the doctrines they attack: newer doctrines stifle that celebrity. This is a truth, which the bigots of lord Herbert's age would not have liked to hear; but what has happened to many other great men, has been his fate too: they who meant to wound his fame, extended it: when the cry of enthusiasts was drawn off to fresher game, his renown grew fainter. His moral character recovered its lustre, but has fewer spectators to gaze at it. This introduction to his life may not be improper, though at first it may mislead the reader, who will hence perhaps expect from his own pen some account of a person's creed, whom a few Scottish zealots once represented as having none at all. His lordship's thorough belief and awful veneration of the Deity will clearly appear in these pages; but neither the unbeliever nor the monk will have farther satisfaction. This life of a philosopher is neither a deduction of his opinions nor a table of philosophy--I will anticipate the reader's surprise, though it shall be but in a word: to his astonishment he will find, that the history of Don Quixote was the life of Plato"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
A letter to the Whigs. Occasion'd by the Letter to the Tories by Horace Walpole ( )
28 editions published between 1747 and 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last journals of Horace Walpole during the reign of George III, from 1771-1783 by Horace Walpole ( Book )
18 editions published between 1858 and 1973 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Descartes 1717-1797
Dorset Anne 1717-1797
Frédéric roi de Prusse 1717-1797
H. W. 1717-1797
H.W. (Horace Walpole), 1717-1797
Hearne jun. Thomas 1717-1797
Horace Walpole
Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford
Hōrēs Valpōl, 1717-1797
Julio 1717-1797
Marshal, William
Marshal, William, 1717-1797
Marshal, William, pseud. de Horace Walpole
Marshall, William, 1717-1797
Marshall, William, pseud. de Horace Walpole
Montgomery 1717-1797
Muralto, Onuphrio
Muralto, Onuphrio, 1717-1797
Muralto, Onuphrio, pseud. de Horace Walpole
Orford, 1st Earl of, 1718-1797
Orford, Horace of 1717-1797
Orford, Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of, 1717-1797
Orford, Horace Walpole, comte d'
Orford, Horace Walpole, Earl of, 1717-1797
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W., H. (Horace Walpole), 1717-1797
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Walpole, Horatio, 4th Earl of Orford
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Wapole, Horace William 1717-1797
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Xo Ho 1717-1797
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