WorldCat Identities

Oldys, William 1696-1761

Overview
Works: 272 works in 586 publications in 1 language and 5,476 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Sources  Periodicals  Reviews  Book reviews  Pamphlets  Catalogs  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Attributed name, Arranger
Classifications: DA300, 016.822308
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Most widely held works by William Oldys
The British librarian exhibiting a compendious review or abstract of our most scarce, useful, and valuable books in all sciences, as well in manuscript as in print: with many characters, historical and critical, of the authors, their antagonists, &c. In a manner never before attempted, and useful to all readers( )

in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exhibiting a compendius review or abstract of out most scarce, useful, and valuable books in all sciences as well in manuscript as in print : with many characters, historical and critical, of the authors, their antagonists, &c. In a manner never before attempted, and useful to all readers."
The history of the English stage including the lives, characters and amours of the most eminent actors and actresses : with instructions for public speaking ... by William Oldys( Book )

6 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual for the collector and amateur of old English plays by William Carew Hazlitt( Book )

5 editions published between 1892 and 1967 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Sir Walter Ralegh, kt., now first collected. To which are prefixed the lives of the author by Walter Raleigh( Book )

11 editions published between 1829 and 1967 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Sir Walter Ralegh from his birth to his death on the scaffold ... The whole compiled from the most approved authorities and curious manuscripts by William Oldys( Book )

11 editions published between 1740 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Mrs. Anne Oldfield by William Oldys( Book )

11 editions published between 1741 and 2005 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dissertation upon pamphlets : In a letter to a nobleman by William Oldys( )

10 editions published between 1731 and 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bibliothec Harleian in locos communes distributus cum indice auctorum. by Thomas Osborne( Book )

7 editions published in 1744 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bibliothec Harleian in locos communes distributus cum indice auctorum. by Thomas Osborne( Book )

6 editions published in 1743 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A copious and exact catalogue of pamphlets in the Harleian Library, etc by William Oldys( Book )

7 editions published between 1746 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary antiquary. Memoir of William Oldys. Together with his diary, choice notes from his Adversaria, and an account of the London libraries by William Oldys( Book )

4 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compleat and exact catalogue of all the pamphlets contained in the VIII. volumes of the Harleian Miscellany. [By W. Oldys.] by William Oldys( Book )

5 editions published in 1746 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts relative to William Oldys, esq., norroy king at arms, Comprising an attempt to vindicate him from the vindication published by I. D'Israeli by Bolton Corney( Book )

2 editions published in 1837 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
William Oldys English antiquarian and bibliographer, Norroy king-at-arms

Languages
English (191)