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Coxe, William 1747-1828

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Works: 643 works in 2,220 publications in 4 languages and 15,507 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Diaries  Catalogs  Biographies  Maps  Early maps 
Roles: Author, Collector, Editor, Illustrator, Other, Dedicator, Composer, Librettist
Classifications: G680, 910.0947
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Account of the Russian discoveries between Asia and America to which are added the conquest of Siberia and the history of the transactions and commerce between Russia and China by William Coxe( Book )

162 editions published between 1780 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historian William Coxe (1748-1828) was also an Anglican priest, and had travelled widely in Europe as tutor to various young noblemen on the Grand Tour. (His Anecdotes of George Frederick Handel, and John Christopher Smith is also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection.) This work originated on a visit to St Petersburg, where Coxe had obtained sight of journals by Russian explorers, and also found an anonymous German work on Russian Arctic voyages between 1745 and 1770. Having checked its authenticity with the Russian authorities, he translated it to form part of this book, first published in 1780 and reissued here in its revised third edition of 1787. He also provides various journals and accounts of exploration in Siberia, Kamchatka and the American Arctic, together with information on trade between Russia and China. Readers will gain insights into a rarely considered aspect of Arctic exploration and economic exploitation
The Russian discoveries between Asia and America by William Coxe( Book )

24 editions published between 1787 and 1966 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the house of Austria, from the foundation of the monarchy by Rhodolph of Hapsburgh, to the death of Leopold, the Second: 1218 to 1792 by William Coxe( Book )

35 editions published between 1847 and 1971 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches of the natural, civil, and political state of Swisserland ; in a series of letters to William Melmoth, esq. ; from William Coxe by William Coxe( Book )

97 editions published between 1779 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisebeschreibung, Schweiz, 18. Jahrhundert
Memoirs of the life and administration of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. With original correspondence and authentic papers, never before published. In three volumes. by William Coxe( Book )

44 editions published between 1798 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les nouvelles découvertes des Russes, entre l'Asie et l'Amérique : avec l'histoire de la conquête de la Sibérie & du commerce des Russes & des Chinois by William Coxe( Book )

46 editions published between 1781 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the Duke of Marlborough; with his original correspondence, collected from the family records at Blenheim and other authenic sources by William Coxe( Book )

12 editions published between 1847 and 1848 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the Duke of Marlborough with his original correspondence: collected from the family records at Blenheim, and other authentic sources by William Coxe( Book )

23 editions published between 1848 and 1914 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the life and administration of Sir Robert Walpole, earl of Orford by William Coxe( Book )

14 editions published between 1800 and 1816 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Horatio, Lord Walpole : selected from his correspondence and papers, and connected with the history of the times, from 1678 to 1757 by William Coxe( Book )

10 editions published in 1802 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Switzerland, and in the country of the Grisons: in a series of letters to William Melmoth, Esq by William Coxe( Book )

41 editions published between 1789 and 1791 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anecdotes of George Frederick Handel, and John Christopher Smith. With select pieces of music, composed by J.C. Smith, never before published by William Coxe( Book )

23 editions published between 1799 and 2014 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author and clergyman William Coxe (1748-1828), noted for his travel works, was the stepson of Handel's amanuensis, German-born John Christopher Smith (1712-95). First published in 1799, the present work is a valuable source of first-hand information about two men at the heart of eighteenth-century English music: George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), whose inventive and sensitive melodic genius and exuberant brilliance in depicting the spectacular are best displayed in his Messiah and Zadok the Priest, and Smith, a composer of attractive and fashionable music, who settled in London in 1720, took lessons with Handel and later supported the great composer as his eyesight failed. Smith was also organist at the Foundling Hospital until 1770. This publication, profits from which were intended to support Smith's family, draws on the works of John Hawkins and Charles Burney, and on anecdotes claimed to be 'derived from unquestionable authority'
Travels in Switzerland : in a series of letters to William Melmoth from William Coxe by William Coxe( Book )

37 editions published between 1789 and 1801 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark, interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries by William Coxe( Book )

15 editions published in 1784 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the prisons and hospitals in Russia, Sweden, and Denmark : with occasional remarks on the different modes of punishments in those countries by William Coxe( Book )

12 editions published in 1781 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches of the natural, civil, and political state of Swisserland : in a series of letters to William Melmoth, Esq; from William Coxe by William Coxe( Book )

19 editions published between 1779 and 2016 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter on the secret tribunals of Westphalia : addressed to Elizabeth, Countess of Pembroke by William Coxe( Book )

13 editions published between 1796 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the manuscripts in the possession of the Earl of Hardwicke by William Coxe( Book )

13 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels into Poland : Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries. Illustrated with charts and engravings. By William Coxe ... In four volumes by William Coxe( Book )

32 editions published between 1784 and 1787 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Familiar explanation of the service of confirmation : used by the Church of England, abridged from Archbishop Secker's sermon on confirmation. Second edition. By William Coxe by Thomas Secker( )

12 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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History of the house of Austria, from the foundation of the monarchy by Rhodolph of Hapsburgh, to the death of Leopold, the Second: 1218 to 1792
Alternative Names
Coxe 1747-1828 Archdeacon

Coxe 1747-1828 M.

Coxe, Archdeacon, 1747-1828

Coxe, Guglielmo

Coxe, Guglielmo 1747-1828

Coxe, Guillermo 1747-1828

Coxe, M. (William), 1747-1828

Coxe, Rev. William

Coxe, Villiam

Coxe, Villiam 1747-1828

Coxe, W. 1747-1828

Coxe, Wi 1747-1828

Coxe Wil

Coxe, Wilhelm.

Coxe, Wilhelm 1747-1828

Coxe, Wilhelm 1748-1828

Coxe, William

Coxe, William 1747-1828

Coxe (William), M., 1747-1828

Coxe, Willm.

Coxe, Willm 1747-1828

William Coxe Brits historicus (1747-1828)

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Кокс, Уильям

Languages
English (604)

French (96)

German (10)

Swedish (1)

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Sketches of the natural, civil, and political state of Swisserland ; in a series of letters to William Melmoth, esq. ; from William Coxe