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Fales, DeCoursey 1888-1966

Overview
Works: 663 works in 688 publications in 1 language and 1,075 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Genealogy  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z2014.F5, 026.8236
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Most widely held works by DeCoursey Fales
The Fales family of Bristol, Rhode Island; ancestry of Haliburton Fales of New York by DeCoursey Fales( Book )

11 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haliburton Fales, son of Samuel and Abigail Haliburton Fales, was born 5 February 1815 in Boston, Massachusetts. On 8 April 1847 he married Elizabeth Jane Beal, daughter of Joseph and Margaret McDowell Beal of Philadelphia. The will of Haliburton Fales was probated in Boston, Massachusetts on 7 April 1873. Ancestor James Fales emigrated from England and was settled in Dedham, Massachusetts as early as 1651. He married Anne Brock, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Brock of Dedham, on 28 July 1655. James died at Dedham 10 July 1708. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and elsewhere
The Fales Collection : an appreciation by New York University( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fales family of Bristol, Rhode Island : ancestry of Haliburton Fales of New York by DeCoursey Fales( )

2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fales collection of rare books, original drawings, autograph letters, and manuscripts by New York University( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some historical notes of the early days of the Bank for savings in the City of New York by Bank for Savings in the City of New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

place not specified, to [John Wilson Croker] by Walter Scott( )

4 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerning some creditors of Archibald Constable, and discussing the ownership of his Woodstock and Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, arguing that Ballantyne might have a claim to them "as goods of their debtor"; asking Gibson to advance Charles £20 for twelve days, noting he will be due his salary of £250 on the 21st of the month
[Edinburgh], to John Gibson by Walter Scott( )

3 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning some books on French law but remarking that Scott ought to keep the books on general history; noting that they leave for Abbotsford tomorrow, where Scott hopes to "work hard and profitably." Mentioning that Cadell is "desirous to throw of 500 or 700 of the Chronicles which is always something." Inviting him to Abbotsford and mentioning that he paid some bills
The Fales Family of Bristol, Rhode Island. Ancestry of Haliburton Fales of New York. (The Haliburton Family. By Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton.) [With plates.] by DeCoursey Fales( Book )

3 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confessions of a book-collector by DeCoursey Fales( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fales collection : a record of growth by John T Winterich( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To a warrior dead : in memory of Bogie, whose picture by Randolph Caldecott is now in the print room of the British Museum : by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brantwood, Coniston, to an unidentified correspondent by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerning pictures and "patronage."
[n.p.], to Miss Smith by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saying he will see her and her drawings in the autumn
A keepsake from the Fales Library, New York University, on the occasion of a presentation of books and manuscripts by Decoursey Fales, esq., 18 January 1966 by Fales Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Denmark Hill, London], to Frederic Leighton by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published between 1854 and 1863 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning some studies and making an appointment
Oxford, to Henry Acland by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mentioning peacocks and making an appointment
Collection of letters from Sir Walter Scott primarily to John Gibson : Edinburgh and Abbotsford [near Melrose] by Walter Scott( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection consists of 47 letters from Sir Walter Scott to John Gibson; 1 to Mrs. Gibson; 4 to Hay Donaldson; 4 to James Ballantyne; and the fragment of 1 letter to an unidentified recipient; 5 additional notes or memoranda concerning publishing matters and the estate of Abbotsford; and 5 additional address panels, all to John Gibson. Collection also contains 2 letters from J. G. Lockhart to John Gibson and 1 from John Murray also to John Gibson
[n.p.], to J. H. Le Keux by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1855 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

About "the Claude items," probably engravings for Modern Painters
Deucalion : collected studies of the lapse of waves, and life of stones by John Ruskin( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[n.p.], to James Carpenter by Thomas Moore( )

1 edition published in 1810 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the publication of a new work
 
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Alternative Names
DeCoursey Fales American manuscript collector

Fales, De Coursey 1888-1966

Languages
English (51)