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James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) 1801?-1860

Overview
Works: 2,040 works in 5,118 publications in 3 languages and 19,865 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PR4821.J4, 823.89
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Richelieu; a tale of France by G. P. R James( Book )

77 editions published between 1829 and 2016 in English and German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Payne Rainsford James was a British writer who produced a remarkable number of historical novels and romances over the course of his thirty-year career. The sweeping epic Richelieu unfolds amidst the cultural tumult and political shifts of seventeenth-century France
The history of chivalry by G. P. R James( Book )

48 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, the term ""chivalry"" has come to refer to small acts of kindness typically performed by a man toward a woman, such as opening a car door or offering up one''s coat on a chilly evening. But in the medieval period, chivalry was a complex code of behavior that governed virtually every aspect of life. In this comprehensive volume, historical writer G.P.R. James provides a detailed account of the development and practice of chivalry
Darnley, or, The field of the cloth of gold by G. P. R James( Book )

59 editions published between 1830 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Charlemagne by G. P. R James( Book )

36 editions published between 1832 and 1900 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the life of Richard Cœur-de-Lion, king of England by G. P. R James( Book )

14 editions published between 1842 and 1856 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabella Stuart. A romance from English history by G. P. R James( Book )

46 editions published between 1844 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry of Guise: or, The states of Blois by G. P. R James( Book )

42 editions published between 1839 and 2015 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late sixteenth century, France was rent asunder by sectarian squabbles as the Catholic establishment fought desperately to retain control and forestall the encroaching influence of Protestant upstarts. This conflict serves as the backdrop for the gripping historical novel Henry of Guise from one of the acknowledged masters of the genre, British writer G.P.R. James
Adrian, or, The clouds of the mind : a romance by G. P. R James( Book )

12 editions published between 1851 and 1852 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Tyrrell, or, The bitter blood by G. P. R James( Book )

31 editions published between 1839 and 1854 in English and French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One in a thousand : or, the days of Henry Quatre by G. P. R James( Book )

43 editions published between 1835 and 2015 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient regime : a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

33 editions published between 1841 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The smuggler : a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

47 editions published between 1845 and 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned historical novelist G.P.R. James usually set his stories in distant lands and times far past. He deviates from this formula somewhat in the action-adventure tale The Smuggler, which centers around a nefarious criminal plot in eighteenth-century Kent in southeast England
Henry Masterton, or, The adventures of a young Cavalier by G. P. R James( Book )

18 editions published between 1832 and 1837 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king's highway : a novel by G. P. R James( Book )

40 editions published between 1840 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantastic historical novel about the adventures of a highwayman
Ticonderoga, or The Black Eagle. A romance of days not far distant by G. P. R James( Book )

17 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentleman of the old school; a tale by G. P. R James( Book )

32 editions published between 1839 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De L'Orme by G. P. R James( Book )

5 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Augustus, or, The brothers in arms by G. P. R James( Book )

14 editions published between 1831 and 1850 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose d'Albret : or, Troublous times, a romance by G. P. R James( Book )

37 editions published between 1844 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some remarks on the corn laws : with suggestions for an alteration in the sliding scale, in a letter to Col. Charles Wyndham, M.P. by G. P. R James( Book )

8 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richelieu; a tale of France
Alternative Names
George Payne Rainsford James Brits historicus (1799-1860)

George Payne Rainsford James écrivain britannique

George Payne Rainsford James englischer Schriftsteller

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James, G. P. R.

James G. P. R. 1799-1860

James, George P. 1799-1860

James, George P.R.

James, George Paine Rainsfort 1801-1860

James, George Payne R.

James, George Payne Rainsford

James, George Payne Rainsford 1801?-1860

Payne Rainsford, Georges 1799-1860

Payne Rainsford James, George 1799-1860

Rainsford James, George Payne 1799-1860

Джорж Пейн Рейнсфорд Джеймс английский писатель

جورج جيمس

Languages
English (672)

German (13)

French (7)

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