WorldCat Identities

Gresley, W. (William) 1801-1876

Overview
Works: 164 works in 509 publications in 1 language and 1,992 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  History  Controversial literature  Juvenile works  Church history  Poetry  Apologetic writings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR4728.G54, 823.8
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Most widely held works by W Gresley
Portrait of an English churchman ; Charles Lever ; Church-clavering by W Gresley( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecclesiastes Anglicanus : being a treatise on preaching, as adapted to a Church of England congregation : in a series of letters to a young clergyman by W Gresley( Book )

19 editions published between 1835 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real danger of the Church of England by W Gresley( Book )

22 editions published between 1846 and 1850 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege of Lichfield : a tale illustrative of the Great Rebellion by W Gresley( Book )

24 editions published between 1840 and 1978 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Lever, or, The man of the nineteenth century by W Gresley( Book )

17 editions published between 1840 and 1978 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The following tale is designed to set forth, ... the dangers to which our ill-cemented social system exposes the most numerous and important class in society; dangers to which they become victim not so much from natural causes, as from defective education, want of access to sound religious instruction, popular fallacies and prejudices, never more abundant than at present; all which are fostered by a corrupt and venal press, by the harangues of the infidel lecturer and the false liberal, and the numerous other destructive tendencies which are rife in the nineteenth century"
Portrait of an English churchman by W Gresley( Book )

19 editions published between 1838 and 1975 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church-Clavering, or, The schoolmaster by W Gresley( Book )

13 editions published between 1843 and 1978 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Leslie; or, A tale of the last ten years by W Gresley( Book )

20 editions published between 1842 and 1978 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Forest of Arden : a tale illustrative of the English Reformation by W Gresley( Book )

13 editions published between 1841 and 1978 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The danger of dissent by W Gresley( Book )

7 editions published between 1842 and 1994 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clement Walton : or, The English citizen by W Gresley( Book )

10 editions published between 1840 and 1862 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second statement of the real danger of the Church of England by W Gresley( Book )

9 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoughts on the Bible by W Gresley( Book )

9 editions published between 1871 and 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Ambrose : a tale by W Gresley( Book )

7 editions published between 1841 and 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A third statement of the real danger of the Church of England by W Gresley( Book )

12 editions published between 1847 and 1848 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coniston Hall, or, The Jacobites : a historical tale by W Gresley( Book )

5 editions published between 1846 and 1849 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoughts on religion and philosophy by W Gresley( Book )

3 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter addressed to the Right Hon. and Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of London : on the late "purchas judgment by W Gresley( Book )

6 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinctive tenets of the Church of England by W Gresley( Book )

7 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baron's little daughter : and other tales in prose and verse by Cecil Frances Alexander( Book )

10 editions published between 1854 and 1866 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Author of Bernard Leslie 1801-1876

Bernard Leslie, Author of 1801-1876

Gresley, William 1801-1876

William Gresley Brits klerk (1801-1876)

William Gresley English divine and writer

Languages
English (248)