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Fielding, John Sir 1721-1780

Works: 140 works in 533 publications in 4 languages and 16,651 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc  Prayers  Sources  Registers (Lists)  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV6665.G7, 330
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A plan for a preservatory and reformatory, for the benefit of deserted girls, and penitent prostitutes by John Fielding( )

15 editions published between 1758 and 2018 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plan of the Asylum, or, House of Refuge for Orphans and Other Deserted Girls of the poor in this metropolis by John Fielding( )

7 editions published in 1758 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plan of the universal register-office, opposite Cecil-Street in the Strand : and of that in Bishopsgate-Street, the corner of Cornhill by Henry Fielding( )

18 editions published between 1751 and 1974 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the receipts and disbursements relating to Sir John Fielding's plan, for the preserving of distressed boys, by sending them to sea by John Fielding( )

6 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Fielding's jests ; or, new fun for the parlour and kitchen: being The Smartest, Wittiest, and Drollest Collection of Original Jests, Jokes, Repartees, &c. ever yet published. Containing, Particularly the following Facetious and Merry Variety, viz. The Newest Jests Lively Puns Most Poignant Repartees, Choice Bonmots, Strange Blunders, Humorous Adventures Pleasant Tales, New Conundrums, Puzzling Riddles, Queer Sayings, Comical Hobnobs, Laughable Anecdotes, Droll Stories, Best Rebusses, Most curious Epitaphs, Keen and Satyrical Epigrams, Approved Aenigmas, Irish Bulls, Witty Quibbles, Diverting Acrostics, Arch Waggaries, Temporary Squibs, Merry Poems, and Other Wittieisms, &c. &c. Among which are particularly noticed all those jokes that have passed upon various examinations at the Public office, before the late Sir John Fielding and other Magistrates, and which have occasioned even Justice itself to relax and give Countenance to a Smile. The whole Carefully transcribed from Original Manuscript Remarks, and Notes made on such Occasions, and at the Shakespeare, Bedford Arms, and Rose Taverns ; Bedford and Piazza Coffee Houses ; Jupps, and other Places of Evening Entertainment and Convivial Mirth, near Covent-Garden ; where the above Celebrated Genius and his Jovial Companions (the drollest Wits of the present Age) usually met to Kill Care and promote the Practice of Mirth and Good Humour. Compiled by a Justice of the Peace by John Fielding( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plan for preventing robberies within twenty miles of London : with an account of the rise and establishment of the real thieftakers by John Fielding( )

3 editions published between 1755 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
John Fielding britischer Richter, "The Blind Beak of Bow Street"

John Fielding British judge

John Fielding Brits rechter (1721-1780)


English (367)

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German (1)

French (1)