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Smith, Anker 1759-1819

Overview
Works: 141 works in 177 publications in 2 languages and 1,080 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Fiction  Biography  Naval history  Historical drama  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Novels  Maps 
Roles: Engraver, Author, Illustrator, Publisher
Classifications: PQ1997, 843.5
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Most widely held works about Anker Smith
 
Most widely held works by Anker Smith
The Columbiad : a poem by Joel Barlow( Book )

2 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

10 editions published between 1791 and 1795 in English and held by 120 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 92 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 73 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 )

4 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 52 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 52 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 47 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
Hermann and Dorothea by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

1 edition published in 1801 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe's "novelette in verse" tells the story of a young girl who finds love after fleeing the chaos of the French Revolution. This work influenced many artists of the day, including Arthur Hugh Clough, whose The Bothie borrows heavily from this work
The botanic garden. ... : a poem. With Philosophical notes by Erasmus Darwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1791 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

"A picaresque novel"
The dramatic works of Shakspeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1802 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and exploits of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

2 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem delivered : an heroic poem by Torquato Tasso( Book )

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

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

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

1 edition published in 1798 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Columbiad a poem by Joel Barlow( )

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

The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1817 in English and held by 10 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

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

4 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
 
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Alternative Names
Anker Smith

Anker Smith Line engraver

Smith, A. 1759-1819

Smith, A. (Anker), 1759-1819

Languages
English (45)

French (2)