WorldCat Identities

Oldys, William 1696-1761

Overview
Works: 276 works in 566 publications in 1 language and 5,043 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Sources  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Pamphlets  Periodicals  Book reviews  Reviews  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Lyricist, Arranger, Attributed name
Classifications: AC4, 016.822308
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  William Oldys Publications by William Oldys
posthumous Publications by William Oldys, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Oldys
Memoirs of Mrs. Anne Oldfield by William Oldys ( )
11 editions published between 1741 and 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Harleian miscellany: or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print ( Book )
3 editions published in 1808 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 )
7 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dissertation upon pamphlets. In a letter to a nobleman by William Oldys ( )
11 editions published between 1731 and 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogus bibliothecæ Harleianæ in locos communes distributus cum indice auctorum. by Thomas Osborne ( )
7 editions published in 1744 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogus bibliothecæ Harleianæ in locos communes distributus cum indice auctorum. by Thomas Osborne ( )
6 editions published in 1743 in English and held by 132 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 126 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 )
16 editions published between 1736 and 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A copious and exact catalogue of pamphlets in the Harleian library, & c by William Oldys ( )
1 edition published in 1746 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compleat and exact catalogue of all the pamphlets contained in the VIII. volumes of the Harleian miscellany by William Oldys ( )
5 editions published in 1746 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of epigrams To which is prefix'd, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry ( Book )
8 editions published between 1727 and 1737 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The historie of the world in five bookes by Walter Raleigh ( Book )
4 editions published between 1733 and 1736 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British librarian ( )
in English and held by 86 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."
 
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Languages
English (188)