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Wheeler, William A. (William Adolphus) 1833-1874

Overview
Works: 90 works in 558 publications in 2 languages and 4,855 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Reference works  Sources  History  Outlines and syllabi  Poetry  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: PE1625, 423
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An explanatory and pronouncing dictionary of the noted names of fiction : including also familiar pseudonyms, surnames bestowed on eminent men, and analogous popular appellations often referred to in literature and conversation by William A Wheeler( Book )

139 editions published between 1865 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dickens dictionary; a key to the plots and characters in the tales of Charles Dickens by Gilbert A Pierce( Book )

89 editions published between 1872 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger happen to meet? Where was David Copperfield born, and what is Pip's real name? The answer to every question about Dickens' characters and their fates are revealed in this remarkable book. Subtitled ""A Key to the Plots and Characters in the Tales of Charles Dickens, "" it was compiled in 1872 by a leading expert of the era and updated at the turn of the twentieth century. Readers on both sides of the Atlantic hailed this master key to the beloved storyteller's work as the definitive reference, covering every novel, short story, play, and poem. Each of t
Familiar allusions; a hand-book of miscellaneous information, including the names of celebrated statues, paintings, palaces, country-seats, ruins, churches, ships, streets, clubs, natural curiosities, and the like by William A Wheeler( Book )

50 editions published between 1881 and 2013 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Aaron's Tomb in Arabia Petraea to the Zwinger building in Dresden, this charming 1881 handbook brims with the names of celebrated statues, paintings, ruins, churches, ships, streets, clubs, natural curiosities, and more. Utterly addictive and entertaining, Familiar Allusions is so informative that it's sure to enlighten any history buff
Who wrote it? An index to the authorship of the more noted works in ancient and modern literature by William A Wheeler( Book )

23 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster's new international dictionary of the English language by Noah Webster( Book )

104 editions published between 1864 and 1895 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition has been carefully prepared in a proprietary compact format : All of the words, definitions, and examples have been preserved, but the explanations of word origins have been omitted to save space, as has Webster's lengthy technical introduction. Scripture references have been standardized in modern format, and many abbreviations have been spelled out for greater understanding. The text has been newly typeset with Charter typeface, making the text highly readable in spite of its small size. --from publisher's preface
A brief biographical dictionary by Charles Hole( Book )

7 editions published between 1866 and 1883 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of English pronunciation and spelling; containing a full alphabetical vocabulary of the language, with a preliminary exposition of English orthoëpy and orthography by Richard Soule( Book )

28 editions published between 1861 and 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Goose's melodies, or, Songs for the nursery by William A Wheeler( Book )

8 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nursery rhymes with historical and bibliographic notes on different editions of Mother Goose and the variations in the rhymes appearing in them
Human factors study conducted in conjunction with a mini-round robin assessment of ultrasonic technician performance( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forage and pasture crops : a handbook of information about the grasses and legumes grown for forage in the United States by William Archie Wheeler( Book )

6 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forage and pasture crops. Grasses and legumes as forage and pasture crops. Soils and fertilizers for forage and pasture crops. Inoculation of legumes. Green manure and cover crops. Establishment and management of pastures. Hay making. The making of silage. Improving our forage and pasture crops. Pests of forage and pasture crops. Special crops legumes. Alfalfa. True clover. Special crops grasses. Seed tables and dreferences
The commission of H.M.S. 'Pandora', Mediterranean Station, 1901-1904 by William A Wheeler( Book )

5 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grassland seeds; a handbook of information about the grass and legume seeds used for forage, pasture, soil conservation, and other turf planting in the United States by William Archie Wheeler( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grassland seeds; Seed formation and germination; Good stands from good seed; Testing field seeds; Insect pollination of legumes; Insects injurious to forage seeds; Desease problems in forage crop seed production; Treatment of forage seeds for disease control; Legume seed inoculation; Seed production of grassland crops; Harvesting and threshing forage seed; Processing field seeds; Drying and storing field seeds; Certification of field seeds and foundation seed program; Marketing forage seeds; International trade in field seeds; Estimating field seed crops; Evolution of the field seed industry; Special crops: Alfalfa; True clovers; Soybeans, cowpeas, and velvetbeans; Sweetclovers, vetches, trefoil, and field peas; Timothy, orchardgrass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, and meadow fescue; Other northern grasses; Wheatgrasses and wildrye; Western grasses; Southern grasses; Great plains grasses; Sorghums, broomcorn, sudangrass, johnsongrass and millets. Appendix: Glossary of terms; Forage crop seed information; Field seed statistics; Screen suggestions for clearing field seeds; Trade rules of the A,erican Seed Trade Association; Seed Certificatiion Standards; Seed Marketing Conference of 1926; Statement of Responsibilities and Policies Relating to Seed; Seed Improvement - Looking achead
W.'s pocket pronouncing dictionary of the English Language, condensed from the original dictionary ... Revised edition. By W.G. Webster by Noah Webster( Book )

5 editions published between 1868 and 1870 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bowdoin College Class of 1853 : chronological, biographical, and statistical record by Bowdoin College( Book )

2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Goose's melodies; or, Songs for the nursery by Mother GOOSE( Book )

4 editions published between 1869 and 1878 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief record of the most salient events in the history of Salisbury by William A Wheeler( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster's dictionary of the English language ... containing principles of pronunciation by Noah Webster( Book )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people's illustrated dictionary of the English language : explanatory, pronouncing, etymological, and synonymous, with a copious appendix by Noah Webster( Book )

2 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Dickens dictionary; a key to the plots and characters in the tales of Charles Dickens
Alternative Names
Wheeler, W. A.

Wheeler, W. A. 1833-1874

Wheeler, W. A. (William Adolphus), 1833-1874

Wheeler, William A.

Wheeler, William A. 1833-1874

Wheeler, William Adolphus, 1833-1874

Languages
English (489)

German (1)

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Familiar allusions; a hand-book of miscellaneous information, including the names of celebrated statues, paintings, palaces, country-seats, ruins, churches, ships, streets, clubs, natural curiosities, and the likeWho wrote it? An index to the authorship of the more noted works in ancient and modern literature