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Smith, Anker 1759-1819

Overview
Works: 128 works in 162 publications in 2 languages and 998 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  History  Picaresque literature  Action and adventure fiction  Picaresque fiction  Romances  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories 
Roles: Engraver, Author, Illustrator, Publisher
Classifications: PQ6329, 863.3
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Most widely held works about Anker Smith
 
Most widely held works by Anker Smith
The botanic garden : a poem, in two parts : Part I. containing The economy of vegetation : Part II. The loves of the plants : with Philosophical Notes by Erasmus Darwin( Book )

12 editions published between 1791 and 1795 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Columbiad : a poem by Joel Barlow( Book )

2 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K.B. : from His Lordship's manuscripts by James Stanier Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1809 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Nelson of published 4 years after Nelson's death. Illustrated with engravings depicting notable events in Nelson's naval career, and battle-views with explanatory plans
The social day : a poem, in four cantos by Peter Coxe( Book )

1 edition published in 1823 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Thomas Gray : containing his poems, and correspondence with several eminent literary characters ; to which are added, Memoirs of his life and writings by Thomas Gray( Book )

3 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Hector Macneill, Esq by Hector Macneill( Book )

2 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by Alain René Le Sage( Book )

4 editions published between 1824 and 1827 in English and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The chief English tranlation is that based on Smollett's, 1749, and still called after him, though freely revised and much improved by B.H. Malkin, whose text is followed in this edition."--V. 1, p. xv
Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane by Alain René Le Sage( Book )

1 edition published in 1809 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1802 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem delivered (Gerusalemme liberata) by Torquato Tasso( Book )

1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great sixteenth-century poet vividly imagines the end of the First Crusade, led by Godfrey of Bouillon, and the taking of Jerusalem. This decidedly fictional 1581 account, influenced by Homer and Virgil as well as Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, is heavily seasoned with romance, intrigue, and sorcery. Tasso's poem inspired painters, playwrights, and librettists for centuries. Verse translation by Edward Fairfax
A preliminary view of universal history : together with a history of the Antediluvians, of ancient Egypt, and the neighboring nations by William Fordyce Mavor( Book )

3 editions published in 1802 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against the revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the wild coast of South America, from the year 1772, to 1777 : elucidating the history of that country, and describing its productions, viz. quadrupedes, birds, fishes, reptiles, trees, shrubs, fruits, & roots; with an account of the Indians of Guiana, & Negroes of Guinea by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

4 editions published between 1796 and 1806 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's manuscript of Stedman's Narrative first printed in London in 1796. Richard and Sally Price date the manuscript 1790. Cf. Narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam / edited, and with an introduction and notes, by Richard Price & Sally Price. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988
The Columbiad a poem by Joel Barlow( )

1 edition published in 1807 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The select works of Antony van Leeuwenhoek : containing his microscopical discoveries in many of the works of nature by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek( Book )

1 edition published in 1798 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of William Shakspeare : with glossarial notes, a sketch of his life, and an estimate of his writings by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

4 editions published between 1801 and 1810 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain."--Back cover
Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the mind and the heart by Johann Georg Zimmermann( Book )

1 edition published in 1808 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seelenkundliche Darstellung
Night thoughts on life, death & immortality : to which is added a paraphrase on part of the Book of Job, and the Last day, a poem by Edward Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1807 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seasons by James Thomson( Book )

3 editions published between 1794 and 1888 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of this edition...1500 copies have been printed...This copy is number 1240"
 
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Alternative Names
Anker Smith

Anker Smith Line engraver

Smith, A. 1759-1819

Smith, A. (Anker), 1759-1819

Languages
English (51)

French (2)