WorldCat Identities

Major, John 1782-1849

Overview
Works: 56 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 1,254 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Humor  Anecdotes  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea 
Roles: Editor, Publisher
Classifications: SH433, 799.12
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Major
The compleat angler, or The contemplative man's recreation, being a discourse of fish and fishing for the perusal of anglers by Izaak Walton ( Book )
45 editions published between 1844 and 2000 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'The compleat angler, ' first published in 1653, has become a classic of English literature. Where other angling books are of limited appeal to those who do not fish, 'The compleat angler' inspires readers from all walks of life to go in search of the timeless English countryside that Walton evokes with such love." --from publisher description
A bibliographical, antiquarian and picturesque tour in France and Germany by Thomas Frognall Dibdin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1829 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete angler; or The contemplative man's recreation by Izaak Walton ( Book )
23 editions published between 1800 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe ( )
11 editions published between 1831 and 1896 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete angler, or The comtemplative man's recreation, of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton by Izaak Walton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hogarth moralized : a complete edition of the most capital and admired works of William Hogarth, accompanied by concise and comprehensive explanations of their moral tendency by William Hogarth ( Book )
4 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete angler by Izaak Walton ( Book )
9 editions published between 1823 and 1905 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Compleat Angler was first published in 1653, but Walton continued to add to it for a quarter of a century. It is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse; 6 verses were quoted from John Dennys's 1613 work Secrets of Angling
The complete angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton : extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood ... by Izaak Walton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1823 and 1835 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton : embellished with many engravings from paintings and drawings, with illustrative notes by Izaak Walton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1903 and 1904 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete angler : or The contemplative man's recreation ; with fifty steel engravings, seventy-four wood engravings, and six original etchings and two portraits by Izaak Walton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To all lovers of The library companion a brother philobiblist offereth this merry and conceited song ( Book )
2 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poetical description of Bartholomew fair; by one under a hood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1837 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The compleat angler by Izaak Walton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1844 and 1907 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Subtitled “A Contemplative Man's Recreation. In 1653 Izaak Walton first published this compendium of information, anecdotes, lore, song, quotations, and verse about fishing. Walton was then aided by his friend Charles Cotton in coming out with new editions over the next 25 years. Of course, this classic literary work includes plenty of tips on fishing, bait, lines, flies, and more
The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert by Izaak Walton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rational madness: a song, for the lovers of curious and rare books: adapted to the popular tune of "Liberty Hall" by John Major ( Book )
2 editions published in 1813 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete angler ; to which is added A treatise on flies and fly-hooks, with ten plates, coloured by hand, representing 120 flies, natural and artificial by Izaak Walton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Major, J. (John), 1782-1849
Languages
English (123)