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

Overview
Works: 891 works in 2,386 publications in 5 languages and 24,676 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Illustrations  Comic books, strips, etc  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Adapter, Other, Arranger, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Redactor
Classifications: PR6019.A565, 823.912
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The apocryphal New Testament : being the apocryphal gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses, with other narratives and fragments by M. R James ( Book )
65 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wild swans by H. C Andersen ( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven brothers, turned into wild swans by an evil stepmother, are saved by the sacrifices of their beautiful sister, Elise
Collected ghost stories by M. R James ( Book )
59 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, James's stories draw on the terrors of the everyday. Documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and night-time settings where imagination runs riot
Ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James ( Book )
65 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking for some spooky stories to read on a camping trip, at a Halloween party, or at home with the family in front of a roaring fire? The works of medieval scholar M.R. James should fit the bill. James often said that he wrote his stories to be read aloud, so snuggle up and lose yourself in their slow-building suspense and lulling language
A thin ghost and others by M. R James ( )
26 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are you the type who loves nothing more than curling up with a book of ghost stories? If so, be sure to add A Thin Ghost and Others to your must-read list. A gem from the golden age of Gothic horror, these spine-tingling tales will satisfy your craving for ghoulishly top-notch fiction
Ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James ( Book )
31 editions published between 1931 and 1994 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ultimate ghost story collection by the ultimate ghost story writer. It's the perfect companion for a dark night by the fire
Abbeys by M. R James ( Book )
8 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casting the runes and other ghost stories by M. R James ( Book )
23 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 600 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 )
22 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Biblical antiquities of Philo by Pseudo-Philo ( Book )
19 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James ( Book )
18 editions published between 1931 and 1970 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A warning to the curious : the ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 343 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
British painting by C. H. Collins Baker ( Book )
10 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wanderings and homes of manuscripts by M. R James ( Book )
12 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 279 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
The Apocalypse in art by M. R James ( Book )
14 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament : their titles and fragments by M. R James ( Book )
22 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James ( Book )
27 editions published between 1911 and 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The haunted dolls' house and other stories by M. R James ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young boy has nightmares that reveal a terrible truth; a mezzotint becomes a sinister living tableau; a macabre human drama is re-enacted in a delightful Gothic dolls' house; a hotel room mysteriously appears and disappears. Small possessions are imbued with a strange significance: a manuscript bears an ancient curse, a whistle has strange powers."--BOOK JACKET
Apocrypha anecdota : a collection of thirteen apocryphal books and fragments by M. R James ( Book )
23 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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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
Montague Rhodes, James 1862-1936
ジェイムズ, M. R
Languages
English (492)
Latin (10)
Greek, Ancient (7)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
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