WorldCat Identities

Major, John 1782-1849

Overview
Works: 52 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 1,789 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  High interest-low vocabulary books  Humor  Readers (Publications)  History  Bibliographies 
Roles: Editor, Author, Publisher
Classifications: SH433, 799.12
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Most widely held works by John Major
The compleat angler by Izaak Walton( Book )

75 editions published between 1800 and 1953 in English and held by 536 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."--Publisher description
The complete angler, or The comtemplative man's recreation, of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton by Izaak Walton( Book )

19 editions published between 1844 and 1994 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The library companion : or, The young man's guide, and the old man's comfort, in the choice of a library by Thomas Frognall Dibdin( Book )

2 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other letters, 1792-1830, mostly to Wrangham, are from English literary contemporaries of Dibdin, many also pictured in illustrations, including Lindley Murray, T.J. Pettigrew, Adam Clarke, Charles Burney, Robert Southey, Alexander Chalmers, Gilbert Wakefield, William Gifford. Many letters discuss literary works and are referenced in the text by pencilled annotations. Also present is a broadside prospectus, printed by William Pickering, of John Fox's The Book of Martyrs, which was to have been edited by Dibdin
The life and surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe( Book )

3 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 48 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 14 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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To all lovers of The library companion : a brother philobiblist offereth this merry and conceited song by Thomas Frognall Dibdin( Book )

2 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 12 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 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetical description of Bartholomew fair; by one under a hood by X Y.( Book )

2 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rational madness: a song, for the lovers of curious and rare books: by John Major( Book )

4 editions published between 1813 and 1830 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nympha libethris : or The Cotswold muse by Clement Barksdale( Book )

1 edition published in 1816 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete angler; or, The contemplative man's recreation. Being a fac-simile reprint of the first edition, published in 1653 by Izaak Walton( Book )

5 editions published between 1881 and 1925 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Latin syntax by John Major( Book )

3 editions published between 1779 and 1821 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of rare books and tracts; printed at the private press of the Hon. Horace Walpole (afterwards Earl of Orford) at Strawberry Hill. by John Major( Book )

2 editions published in 1812 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Major English publisher and bookseller

Major, J. 1782-1849

Major, J. (John), 1782-1849

Languages
English (131)