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James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes) 1862-1936

Overview
Works: 1,082 works in 3,272 publications in 9 languages and 27,892 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Illustrated works  Ghost stories  Records and correspondence  Drama 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Adapter, Arranger, Compiler, Speaker, Redactor
Classifications: PZ8.A542, FIC
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Most widely held works by M. R James
The apocryphal New Testament : being the apocryphal gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses, with other narratives and fragments by M. R James( Book )

111 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the compilation originally published by William Hone of London in 1820. In the earlier edition, the translations were by Jeremiah Jones and Archbishop Wake
Collected ghost stories by M. R James( Book )

98 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, M.R. James is an unlikely producer of ghost-stories. An eminent scholar who spent his entire adult life in the academic surroundings of Eton and Cambridge, his classic supernatural tales have lost none of their power to unsettle and disturb. They draw on the terrors of the everyday, in which documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and night-time settings where imagination runs riot. Lonely country houses, remote inns, ancient churches or the manuscript collections of great libraries provide settings fo
The steadfast tin soldier by Eduard José( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being accidentally launched on a dangerous and terrible voyage, a one-legged soldier finds his way back to his true love--a paper dancing girl
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven brothers who have been turned into swans by their evil stepmother are saved by their beautiful sister. Includes suggested discutssion questions and Bible verses
Abbeys by M. R James( Book )

31 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Casting the runes and other ghost stories by M. R James( Book )

24 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This selection of twenty-one stories represents the best of James's works, and is the first edition to incorporate improved texts based on a collation of printed versions of the stories with the available manuscripts."--Cover
De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles by Walter Map( Book )

44 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text by: Brooke, C.N.L.;; Unknown function: Mynors, R.A.B
The Biblical antiquities of Philo by Pseudo-Philo( Book )

41 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and German and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea-green horse : a collection of short stories by Barbara Howes( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A warning to the curious : the ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world of horsedrawn carriages, branch railway lines, churches and old houses sets the atmosphere for six classic ghost stories. Apparitions, supernatural events and nameless terrors haunt every minute of these spine-chilling tales, all unbeatable period classics by the unchallenged master of the short story
The Apocalypse in art by M. R James( Book )

24 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British painting by C. H. Collins Baker( Book )

9 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )

31 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament : their titles and fragments by M. R James( Book )

26 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Testament of Abraham; the Greek text now first edited with an introduction and notes by M. R James( Book )

39 editions published between 1892 and 2009 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocrypha anecdota : a collection of thirteen apocryphal books and fragments by M. R James( Book )

36 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and miracles of St. William of Norwich by Thomas( Book )

20 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wanderings and homes of manuscripts by M. R James( Book )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1919, this volume is a change of pace from an author best known for his classic ghost stories. It is a history of the transmission of manuscripts from one area, culture, or age, to another. The author's moral: Be inquisitive. See books for yourself; do not trust that the cataloguer has told you everything
 
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The Oxford book of children's stories
Alternative Names
James, M. R.

James M. R. 1862-1936

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes)

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936

James, Montague R.

James, Montague Rhodes

James, Montague Rhodes 1862-1936

M. R. James

M. R. James britisk historikar og skribent

M. R. James britisk historiker og skribent

M·R·詹姆斯

Montague Rhodes James

Montague Rhodes, James 1862-1936

Montague Rhodes James anglický povídkář, paleograf a mediavelista

Montague Rhodes James britischer Horror- und Fantasyautor

Montague Rhodes James Brits schrijver

Montague Rhodes James brittisk historiker och författare

Montague Rhodes James scrittore, storico e medievista britannico

Джеймс, Монтегю Родс английский писатель, историк

제임스, M. R. 1862-1936

제임스, 몬터규 로즈 1862-1936

ジェイムズ, M. R

モンタギュウ・ロウズ・ジェイムズ

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The Oxford book of children's storiesCasting the runes and other ghost storiesDe nugis curialium = Courtiers' triflesThe Biblical antiquities of PhiloThe Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. JamesMore ghost stories of an antiquaryThe lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament : their titles and fragmentsApocrypha anecdota : a collection of thirteen apocryphal books and fragmentsThe life and miracles of St. William of Norwich