WorldCat Identities

Murray, John 1808-1892

Overview
Works: 245 works in 430 publications in 2 languages and 2,583 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Guidebooks  History  Juvenile works  Poetry  Action and adventure fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fables  Prayers and devotions  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Printer, Editor
Classifications: QH365, 575.0162
Publication Timeline
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Explorations & adventures in equatorial Africa : with accounts of the manners and customs of the people, and of the chace of the gorilla, crocodile, leopard, elephant, hippopotamus, and other animals by Paul B Du Chaillu( Book )

2 editions published between 1861 and 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for travellers in India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon by John Murray (Firm)( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typee by Herman Melville( Book )

2 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville's first book, partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on Nuku Hiva (which Melville spelled as Nukuheva) in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands
A journey to Ashango-Land : and further penetration into equatorial Africa by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu( Book )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solitary rambles and adventures of a hunter in the prairies by John Palliser( Book )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for travellers in India and Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon, including the Portuguese and French possessions and the Indian States by John Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrative of an explorer in tropical South Africa by Francis Galton( Book )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For thousands of years men have believed in the benefits resulting from worthy parentage and the detrimental effects of evil ancestry; but it remained for the present century to produce an original thinker sufficiently capable and persevering to work out the subject of Human Heredity in its various branches, after Charles Darwin had illuminated the question of the progressive improvement and gradual transformation of species by natural selection. And fitly enough, it was a first cousin of Charles Darwin who took up this task, after having attained the front rank as a scientific traveller by his journey in South Africa, the record of which is here for the first time made accessible to the general public"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
On the origin of species by Charles Darwin( Book )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reintroduces the author's work about the theory of evolution with over three hundred fifty illustrations and photographs, accompanied by excerpts from his diaries, letters, and other writings
Murray's handbook for Scotland, 1894 by John Murray( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vegetable garden : illustrations, descriptions, and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates by Vilmorin-Andrieux et cie( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld( Book )

4 editions published between 1864 and 1880 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of inspirational and moral tracts published for children at the end of the eighteenth century to encourage reading and strength of character
Handbook for Egypt and the Sudan by John Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Q. Horati Flacci Opera by Horace( Book )

1 edition published in 1868 in Latin and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrifft die Handschrift Cod. 21 der Burgerbibliothek Bern (S. XI)
A hand-book for travellers in the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor, and Constantinople by John Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Schweidler, the amber witch : the most interesting trial for witchcraft ever known by Wilhelm Meinhold( Book )

1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel based of Schweidler's account of an actual trial
Murray's handy classical maps by G. B Grundy( Book )

in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hand-book for travellers in central Italy; including the Papal states, Rome, and the cities of Etruria by John Murray( Book )

4 editions published between 1843 and 1850 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop's fables; a new version chiefly from original sources by Aesop( Book )

5 editions published between 1852 and 1858 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of numerous fables from Aesop translated by George Fyler Townsend, including such familiar ones as "The wolf and the lamb," "The bat and the weasels," "The ass and the grasshopper," "The lion and the mouse," and "The charcoal-burner and the fuller." Also includes "The father and his sons," "The boy hunting locusts," "The cock and the jewel," "The kingdom of the lion," ... and many others
 
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Alternative Names
Editor of handbooks

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Languages
English (86)

Latin (1)