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James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) 1801?-1860

Overview
Works: 1,856 works in 5,242 publications in 6 languages and 21,239 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PR4821.J4, 823.89
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Richelieu; a tale of France by G. P. R James( Book )

90 editions published between 1829 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Payne Rainsford James was a British writer who produced a remarkable number of historical novels and romances over the course of his thirty-year career. The sweeping epic Richelieu unfolds amidst the cultural tumult and political shifts of seventeenth-century France
The king's highway : a novel by G. P. R James( )

56 editions published between 1840 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diplomat and author George Payne Rainsford James was well versed in historical research methods, even serving for a time as Britain's Historiographer Royal. In the sweeping epic The King's Highway, James unfurls a classic tale of two friends and the young boy who brings them together amidst tragic circumstances
The history of chivalry by G. P. R James( )

51 editions published between 1830 and 2014 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, the term "chivalry" has come to refer to small acts of kindness typically performed by a man toward a woman, such as opening a car door or offering up one's coat on a chilly evening. But in the medieval period, chivalry was a complex code of behavior that governed virtually every aspect of life. In this comprehensive volume, historical writer G. P. R. James provides a detailed account of the development and practice of chivalry
Darnley, or, The field of the cloth of gold by G. P. R James( Book )

55 editions published between 1830 and 1908 in English and German and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Augustus, or, The brothers in arms by G. P. R James( )

54 editions published between 1831 and 1903 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Masterton, or, The adventures of a young Cavalier by G. P. R James( Book )

44 editions published between 1832 and 2015 in English and German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the life of Richard Cœur-de-Lion, king of England by G. P. R James( Book )

48 editions published between 1841 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second volume in a two-part series on the life of Richard I of England. This book explores the history of the Second Crusade and continues through the relationship between Richard and his father on through his adventures in the East in the Third Crusade, his imprisonment and later death
The gentleman of the old school : a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

52 editions published between 1839 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary of Burgundy : or, The revolt of Ghent by G. P. R James( )

48 editions published between 1833 and 1903 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The smuggler : a tale by G. P. R James( )

55 editions published between 1845 and 2014 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned historical novelist G. P. R. James usually set his stories in distant lands and times far past. He deviates from this formula somewhat in the action-adventure tale The Smuggler, which centers around a nefarious criminal plot in eighteenth-century Kent in southeast England
Henry of Guise, or, The states of Blois by G. P. R James( Book )

45 editions published between 1839 and 1903 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient regime : a tale by G. P. R James( )

34 editions published between 1841 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gipsy : a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

52 editions published between 1835 and 1891 in English and German and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corse de Leon : or, The brigand : a romance by G. P. R James( )

33 editions published between 1841 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrian, or, The clouds of the mind : a romance by G. P. R James( Book )

19 editions published between 1851 and 1970 in English and Russian and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De L'Orme by G. P. R James( Book )

21 editions published between 1830 and 1903 in 5 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Henry the Fourth, king of France and Navarre by G. P. R James( Book )

16 editions published between 1847 and 1955 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morley Ernstein, or, The tenants of the heart by G. P. R James( Book )

39 editions published between 1842 and 1865 in English and French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of celebrated women by G. P. R James( Book )

4 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Tyrrell, or, The bitter blood by G. P. R James( Book )

38 editions published between 1839 and 1854 in English and French and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richelieu; a tale of France
Alternative Names
George Payne Rainsford James Brits historicus (1799-1860)

George Payne Rainsford James écrivain britannique

George Payne Rainsford James englischer Schriftsteller

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James G. P. R.

James G. P. R. 1799-1860

James, George P. 1799-1860

James, George P.R.

James, George Paine Rainsfort 1801-1860

James, George Payne R.

James George Payne Rainsford

James, George Payne Rainsford 1801?-1860

Payne Rainsford, Georges 1799-1860

Payne Rainsford James, George 1799-1860

Rainsford James, George Payne 1799-1860

Джорж Пейн Рейнсфорд Джеймс английский писатель

جورج جيمس

Languages
English (845)

French (17)

German (11)

Russian (3)

Swedish (2)

Danish (1)

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