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White, John active 1792-1816

Overview
Works: 107 works in 158 publications in 2 languages and 1,000 library holdings
Genres: History  Controversial literature  Dictionaries  Sources  Juvenile works  Terminology  Tracts (Ephemera)  Pictorial works  Gazetteers  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Bookseller, Editor, Printer, Redactor, Honoree
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Most widely held works by John White
An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste by Richard Payne Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1808 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical scholar, art collector and connoisseur Richard Payne Knight (1751?1824) took a keen interest in aesthetics and was a key figure in the debate on the picturesque. Of independent means, he journeyed across Europe, often in the company of artists. His home, Downton Castle in Herefordshire, set the fashion for crenellations. He sat in Parliament from 1780 to 1806, but beauty interested him more than politics. Following important works on aesthetics by such writers as Edmund Burke and Uvedale Price, Knight published his most successful work in 1805, cementing his reputation as an authority on matters of taste. Here he moves away from the ideas of Price and Burke, instead exploring the role of associations in the expression of aesthetic judgement. Knight's Analytical Essay on the Greek Alphabet (1791) and Inquiry into the Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology (1818) are also reissued in this series
Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose : selected for the improvement of young persons ; being similar in design to Elegant extracts in poetry by Vicesimus Knox( Book )

3 editions published between 1801 and 1808 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on the elements of botany : addressed to a lady by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

3 editions published between 1794 and 1796 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggests activities demonstrating how variations in the creation of sound can create musical tones for the human ear and why musical instruments produce sound
The language of botany: being a dictionary of the terms made use of in that science, principally by Linneus by Thomas Martyn( Book )

2 editions published in 1793 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda, or, The Welch cottage : a poetic tale by Richard Scrafton Sharpe( )

2 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flora Græca: sive Plantarum rariorum historia, quas in provinciis aut insulis Græciæ by John Sibthorp( Book )

in Latin and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horae Biblicae : being a connected series of miscellaneous notes on the original text, early versions, and printed editions of the Old and New Testament by Charles Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1799 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flora britannica by James Edward Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1800 in Latin and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English botany ; or, Coloured figures of british plants : with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth. To which will be added, occasional remarks. By James Sowerby, F.L.S. Vol. II by James Edward Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1793 and 1800 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John White the Younger

White, Cochrane and company

White, J. (John), active 1792-1816

White, John, bookseller

White, John, fl. 1792-1816

White, John, II

Languages
English (54)

Latin (4)