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

Overview
Works: 2,001 works in 4,990 publications in 3 languages and 19,462 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Portraits  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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 )

68 editions published between 1829 and 2014 in English and German and held by 308 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 history of chivalry by G. P. R James( Book )

47 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in English and held by 281 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
The history of Charlemagne by G. P. R James( Book )

36 editions published between 1832 and 1900 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darnley; or, The Field of the cloth of gold by G. P. R James( Book )

55 editions published between 1830 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1833 and 2016 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1851 and 1852 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1839 and 1854 in English and French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

48 editions published between 1836 and 2012 in English and German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1700s, the cultural group now known as Romani had made inroads into much of Europe. In some areas, they were granted special privileges and dispensations; in others, they were mercilessly persecuted and even sold into slavery. British historical novelist G.P.R. James captures the shifting role of the Gypsy people during the period in this remarkably detailed book
The smuggler : a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

47 editions published between 1845 and 2014 in English and held by 121 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
The king's highway : a novel by G. P. R James( Book )

42 editions published between 1840 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantastic historical novel about the adventures of a highwayman
The ancient regime : a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

29 editions published between 1841 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darnley, or, The field of the cloth of gold by G. P. R James( Book )

6 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentleman of the old school; a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

32 editions published between 1839 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ticonderoga, or The Black Eagle. A romance of days not far distant by G. P. R James( Book )

16 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry of Guise : or, The states of Blois by G. P. R James( Book )

37 editions published between 1839 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late sixteenth century, France was rent asunder by sectarian squabbles as the Catholic establishment fought desperately to retain control and forestall the encroaching influence of Protestant upstarts. This conflict serves as the backdrop for the gripping historical novel Henry of Guise from one of the acknowledged masters of the genre, British writer G.P.R. James
The last of the fairies by G. P. R James( Book )

30 editions published between 1838 and 1984 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose d'Albret : or, Troublous times, a romance by G. P. R James( Book )

33 editions published between 1844 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some remarks on the corn laws : with suggestions for an alteration in the sliding scale, in a letter to Col. Charles Wyndham, M.P. by G. P. R James( Book )

8 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 39 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 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

Languages
English (649)

German (10)

French (7)

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