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Skeat, Walter William 1866-1953

Overview
Works: 71 works in 498 publications in 8 languages and 3,122 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Romances  Legends  History  Terminology  Miscellanea  Sources  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Compiler
Classifications: PR3551, 423
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Most widely held works about Walter William Skeat
 
Most widely held works by Walter William Skeat
Malay magic; being an introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat( Book )

64 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century has passed since Walter Skeat wrote his 'Malay Magic' as an ethnographic record of rural Malay life in Selangor, as he had observed it in the 1890's. During that interval social anthropology, which was in its infancy when Skeat was at work, he passed through major developments of theoretical analysis of field data. But Skeat's book has stood the test of time and has indeed become a classic which has already been reprinted more than once
Pagan races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat( Book )

22 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables & folk-tales from an eastern forest by Walter William Skeat( Book )

18 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )

118 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
Why so much noise? by Janina Domanska( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever Mouse Deer devises a plan to save Elephant from becoming Tiger's meal
The poetical works of John Milton by John Milton( Book )

9 editions published between 1904 and 1952 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of the author. Paradise Lost, books 1 - 12. Paradise Regained, Books 1 - 4 + Samson Agonistes, Comus, L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Arcades, Lycidas. Poems on Several Occasions. Sonnets. Translations
The past at our doors; or, The old in the new around us by Walter William Skeat( Book )

11 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )

25 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Joseph( Book )

34 editions published between 1871 and 2000 in English and English, Middle and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Lancelot( Book )

34 editions published between 1865 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is an edited version of a 15th-century Scottish text about Sir Lancelot
Salam, the mouse-deer; wonder stories of the Malayan forest by A Hillman( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Historia de preliis Alexandri Magni : Rezension J₃ by Leo( Book )

25 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1886 work contains the story of Alexander the Great, translated primarily from the Historia Alexandri Magni De Preliis
Twelve facsimiles of old English manuscripts by Walter W Skeat( Book )

14 editions published between 1892 and 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiger's mistake : tales of Malay magic by Walter William Skeat( Book )

4 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild tribes of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat( Book )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1903 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English poems of John Milton by John Milton( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1963 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Gospels in Anglo-Saxon, Northumbrian, and old Mercian versions, synoptically arranged, with collations exhibiting all the readings of all the mss by Walter W Skeat( Book )

6 editions published in 1887 in English and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

7 editions published between 1933 and 1969 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sakei tribes in Selangor by Walter William Skeat( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An etymological dictionary of the English language
Alternative Names
Skeat, Walter William 1866-1953

Walter William Skeat britischer Anthropologe und Kolonialbeamter mit besonderen Kenntnissen über Britisch-Malaya

Walter William Skeat British anthropologist

Walter William Skeat Brits antropoloog (1866-1953)

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A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatistsJoseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at OxfordLancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.DDie Historia de preliis Alexandri Magni : Rezension J₃