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Strahan, William 1715-1785

Overview
Works: 658 works in 887 publications in 1 language and 5,560 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sermons  Poetry  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Drama 
Roles: Printer, Bookseller, Editor, Book producer, Author, Publisher
Classifications: HB161, 330
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Most widely held works about William Strahan
 
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Most widely held works by William Strahan
The life of David Hume by Ernest Campbell Mossner( )
13 editions published between 1777 and 1778 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'The Life of David Hume' remains the standard biography of this great thinker and writer, first published in 1954, and updated in 1980
A journey to the western islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson( Book )
3 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The poems of Ossian by James Macpherson( )
3 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ossian, the legendary poet, is today believed to be entirely the creation of James McPherson, but hey, he mixed in some great Celtic stories, right? -- Kessinger Publishing webpage
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper including the series edited with prefaces, biographical and critical by Samuel Johnson( )
in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. Table of ContentsThe Adventurer and Idler 1753-54; 1758-60A Grammar of the English TongueA Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland 1775Lives of the English Poets: Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope 1779-81Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley 1779-81Lives of the Poets: Addison, Savage, Swift 1779-81Lives of the Poets: Gay, Thomson, Young, Gray etc
The history of America by William Robertson( Book )
8 editions published between 1777 and 1780 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 1776 and 1784 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (generally referred to by the short title The Wealth of Nations) is the masterpiece of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. It was first published in 1776. It is an account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, as well as a rhetorical piece written for the generally educated individual of the 18th century - advocating a free market economy as more productive and more beneficial to society. The book is often considered to have laid the basic groundwork for modern economic theory"--Wikipedia
Cymbeline a tragedy by William Shakespeare( )
2 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ecclesiastical law by Richard Burn( Book )
3 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dialogues concerning natural religion by David Hume( Book )
2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
& Quot;Continuum's Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. Ideal for undergraduate students, the guides provide an essential resource for anyone who needs to get to grips with a philosophical text. "Hume's Dialogues" provide a classic exposition and critique of the famous 'Argument to Design', the attempt to prove the existen
The decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Book )
4 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author makes the point that in this abridgement he has adhered to Gibbon's style, format, planning, and footnotes, and has made only selective exclusions. The history covers the centuries from Marcus Aurelius to the capture of Constantinople, and concludes with an epilogue dealing with medieval Rome and the dawn of the Renaissance
A tour through Sicily and Malta In a series of letters to William Beckford, Esq. of Somerly in Suffolk; from P. Brydone by P Brydone( Book )
6 editions published between 1773 and 1776 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of David Hume, Esq; the philosopher and historian by David Hume( )
5 editions published in 1778 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sermons of Mr. Yorick by Laurence Sterne( Book )
2 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psalm 4:6 (p. 5-27) ; Ecclesiastes 7:2-3 (p. 31-53) ; Luke 10:36,37 (p. 57-83) ; 2 Samuel 12:7a (p. 87-111) ; 1 Kings 17:16 (p. 119-159) ; Luke 18:14a (p. 163-182) ; Romans 14:7 (p. 185-207)
The plays of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson by William Shakespeare( Book )
3 editions published between 1765 and 1768 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems on several occasions By Mr. John Gay. by John Gay( Book )
1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samuel Johnson's private interview with George III : the Strahan minute ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rambler by Samuel Johnson( Book )
3 editions published between 1767 and 1784 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Strachan, William 1715-1785
Strahan Gulielmus 1715-1785
Strahan, W.
Strahan, W. 1715-1785
Strahan, W. (William), 1715-1785.
Strahan, William 1715-1785 I
Strahan William I 1715-1785
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English (118)