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Heath, James 1757-1834

Works: 441 works in 642 publications in 1 language and 2,799 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  History  Biographies  Fiction  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Portraits  Bibliography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Engraver, Dedicatee, Illustrator, Editor, Recipient, Printer
Classifications: PR5311, 910.41
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General zoology, or Systematic natural history by George Shaw( )

15 editions published between 1800 and 1826 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of preserving health by John Armstrong( )

2 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell( Book )

3 editions published in 1791 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Columbiad : a poem by Joel Barlow( Book )

1 edition published in 1807 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the author of A vindication of the rights of woman by William Godwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1798 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Godwin's memoir of his wife, Mary Wollstonecraft, marks a transition in Godwin's philosophical development from extreme rationalism to the recognition of the moral importance of feeling and sympathy that was to energize his later writings. Memoirs also belongs to a tradition of biographical writing that sought to transform the consciousness of readers by using individual history as an agent of historical change. Written during the weeks following Wollstonecraft's early death, Memoirs provides an interpretation of the relations between Wollstonecraft's writings and her personal history, a candid account of her various relationships, and a vindication of her egalitarian intimacy with Godwin. This modern, scholarly edition, geared for student use, includes a wide range of primary sources, together with excerpts from Godwin's other writings and from his biographical models."--Jacket
An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope by George Keate( Book )

4 editions published between 1788 and 1789 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the journey of the Antelope which was shipwrecked off the coast of the Palau Islands; the experiences of the crew on the Palau Islands; and their return to England with Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons; and of the death of Lee Boo from smallpox
The poetical works of Hector Macneill, Esq by Hector Macneill( Book )

2 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salmagundi; : a miscellaneous combination of original poetry: consisting of illusions of fancy; amatory, elegiac, lyrical, epigrammatical, and other palatable ingredients by George Huddesford( Book )

1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the English colony in New South Wales [from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801]: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand by David Collins( Book )

in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners &c. of the native inhabitants of that country : to which are added some particulars of New Zealand, compiled ... from the Mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King, and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass ... abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass
Lectures on natural philosophy : the result of many years' practical experience of the facts elucidated : with an appendix containing a great number and variety of astronomical and geographical problems : also some useful tables, and a comprehensive vocabulary by Margaret Bryan( Book )

1 edition published in 1806 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Bryan (c.1760-1816) taught natural science to women at a time when it was largely the preserve of men. She ran a boarding school for girls in Blackheath, London, from 1795 to 1806, and the curriculum included mathematics and sciences - rarely offered to young women. She published her lecture notes on astronomy in 1797, and after their positive reception she decided to undertake another volume of lectures. This resulting work, published in 1806, is a collection of Bryan's lectures on 'natural philosophy', containing thirteen chapters on topics such as mechanics, pneumatics and acoustics, magnetism and electricity. Each chapter provides illustrations, and at the end of the volume there is an appendix with astronomical and geographical questions and exercises, as well as a scientific glossary. These lectures provide a glimpse into the little-known world of women's education towards the end of the Georgian period
Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining pieces of poetry : selected for the improvement of young persons ; being similar in design to Elegant extracts in prose by Vicesimus Knox( Book )

6 editions published between 1791 and 1808 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and antiquities of Lewes and its vicinity by Thomas Walker Horsfield( Book )

in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of William Shakspeare : from the corrected text of Johnson and Steevens : embellished with plates : in six volumes by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marmion : a tale of Flodden Field by Walter Scott( Book )

4 editions published between 1808 and 1809 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poem tells how Lord Marmion, a favourite of Henry VIII of England, lusts for Clara de Clare, a rich woman. He and his mistress, Constance De Beverley, forge a letter implicating Clara's fiancé, Sir Ralph De Wilton, in treason. Constance, a dishonest nun, hopes that her aid will restore her to favour with Marmion. When De Wilton loses the duel he claims in order to defend his honour against Marmion, he is obliged to go into exile. Clara retires to a convent rather than risk Marmion's attentions. Constance's hopes of a reconciliation with Marmion are dashed when he abandons her; she ends up being walled up alive in the Lindisfarne convent for breaking her vows. She takes her revenge by giving the Abbess who is one of her three judges documents that prove De Wilton's innocence. De Wilton, having returned disguised as a pilgrim, follows Marmion to Edinburgh where he meets the Abbess, who gives him the exonerating documents. When Marmion's host, the Earl of Angus is shown the documents, he arms De Wilton and accepts him as a knight again. De Wilton's plans for revenge are overturned by the battle of Flodden Field. Marmion dies on the battlefield, while De Wilton displays heroism, regains his honour, retrieves his lands, and marries Clara.
The minstrel, or, The progress of genius : with some other poems. by James Beattie( Book )

4 editions published in 1806 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Heath, J.

Heath, J. 1757-1834

Heath, J. (James), 1757-1834

Heath James

Heath, James 1757-1834

Heath, James (Künstler) 1757-1834

James Heath

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