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Valpy, Abraham John 1787-1854

Overview
Works: 285 works in 496 publications in 4 languages and 2,507 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Experimental fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Printer, Editor, Author, Publisher, edc, Honoree, jt., Collector
Classifications: PR3714, 823.6
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Most widely held works by Abraham John Valpy
The plays and poems of William Shakspeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

65 editions published between 1832 and 1885 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pamphleteer( )

in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Runnymede by Benjamin Disraeli( Book )

1 edition published in 1836 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thesaurus graeca linguae by Henri Estienne( Book )

14 editions published in 1816 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of pagan idolatry by George Stanley Faber( Book )

1 edition published in 1816 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia by Henry Fielding( Book )

2 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its combination of satire and sentiment, its focus on the seedy side of London life, and its unexpected shifts in tone, Amelia has intrigued and disturbed readers since its first publication. Eagerly awaited by Henry Fielding's eighteenth-century readers of Tom Jones, the novel perplexed many of them. Amelia counters the traditional courtship plot of eighteenth-century novels with its convincing portrayal of a marriage between an errant husband and his wife, and is ahead of its time in its depiction of the alienation of modern city life
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by John Carr( Book )

1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the eighteenth-century comic novel in which Tristram Shandy, the narrator, attempts to tell the story of his life but becomes totally bogged down in tales of his eccentric family."
C. Suetonii Tranquilli Opera omnia notis illustrata by Suetonius( Book )

2 editions published in 1826 in Latin and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years in New South Wales by Peter Miller Cunningham( Book )

2 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief description of the estate of John Blaxland in the 1820s is included on page 92
C. Corn. Taciti Opera by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

9 editions published between 1812 and 1823 in Latin and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Cornelii Taciti opera omnia by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

2 editions published in 1821 in Latin and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of moral and political philosophy by William Paley( Book )

7 editions published between 1835 and 1958 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic work by William Paley was one of the most popular books in England and America in the early nineteenth century. Its significance lies in the fact that it marks an important point at which eighteenth century "whiggism" began to be transformed into nineteenth century "liberalism." First published in 1785, Paley's Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy was originally based on his Cambridge lectures of 1766-1776. It was designed for instructional purposes and was almost immediately adopted as a required text for all undergraduates at Cambridge. The great popularity of Paley's Principles is perhaps due in part to the author's remarkable gift for clear exposition. Even today, this work is very readable and easily comprehended. But the popularity of the book also reflected the fact that Paley expressed some of the leading scientific, theological, and ethical ideas of his time and place. In this respect, Paley's great classic provides valuable insight into the Anglo-American mind of the early nineteenth century and helps us better understand the thinking processes and evolving concepts of liberty and virtue that were displacing the old "whiggism" of the preceding century. - Publisher
Chromatography, or, A treatise on colours and pigments, and of their powers in painting, &c. by George Field( Book )

1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thesaurus Graecae linguae.b by Henri Estienne( Book )

1 edition published in 1816 in Latin and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Macci Plavti Comoediae by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

5 editions published in 1829 in Latin and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text of 8 of Plautus' comedies, with some auxiliary materials. See printed catalog for full description: Codices Vaticani Latini. Tomus 3, pars 1. Codices 1461-2059, p. 119
C. Cornelii Taciti Opera: from the text of Brotier; with his explanatory notes by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

3 editions published in 1834 in Latin and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on trade : considered in reference, particularly to the public debt, and to the agriculture of the United Kingdom by Richard Heathfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Cornelii Taciti Opera by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

9 editions published between 1812 and 1834 in Latin and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Abraham John Valpy English publisher

Abraham John Valpy impressor e editor ingls

Valpiana 1787-1854

Valpy, A. J.

Valpy, A. J. 1787-1854

Valpy, A. J. (Abraham John), 1787-1854

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