WorldCat Identities

Major, John 1782-1849

Overview
Works: 66 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 1,680 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Adventure stories  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Young adult works  Robinsonades  Sea stories  Anecdotes  Poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, ed, Other, Publisher
Classifications: PR3403, 823.5
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Most widely held works by John Major
The compleat angler by Izaak Walton( Book )

89 editions published between 1800 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An immediate success upon its initial publication in 1653, The Compleat Angler has since become the most reprinted secular book in the English language. Here we join Piscator, Venator, and Auceps on a morning journey through the English countryside as Piscator advises on catching and eating different species of fish and expounds upon the satisfactions of the fisherman's life. More than a guide to the subtle intricacies of the sport, Walton's treatise is a graceful portrait of a simple life made rich by virtue and good friendship. -- from back cover
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 218 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 )

1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pages 442-444 contain a review of Matthew Flinders' Voyage to Terra Australis
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

12 editions published between 1831 and 1896 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for thirty years on a desert island before being rescued
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 )

6 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 40 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 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 9 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 )

3 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrestrial vegetation of California by Michael Barbour( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vegetationskunde, Pflanzensoziologie, Kalifornische Provinz
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

The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
Rational madness: a song, for the lovers of curious and rare books: by John Major( Book )

1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hogarth moralized : a complete edition of all the most capital and admired works of William Hogarth by William Hogarth( Book )

3 editions published in 1841 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 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

Bibliographical review on the vegetation of California and its ecology by John Major( Book )

in English and held by 3 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 )

1 edition published in 1813 in English and held by 3 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 (148)