WorldCat Identities

Murray, John 1808-1892

Overview
Works: 231 works in 481 publications in 3 languages and 2,701 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Poetry  Conversation and phrase books  Fables  Prayers and devotions  Personal narratives  Devotional literature  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Printer, Other, Editor
Classifications: AC1, FIC
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Most widely held works about John Murray
 
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A handbook for travellers in India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon by John Murray (Firm)( Book )

36 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations & adventures in equatorial Africa : with accounts of the manners and customs of the people, and of the chace of the gorilla, crocodile, leopard, elephant, hippopotamus, and other animals by Paul B Du Chaillu( Book )

2 editions published between 1861 and 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey to Ashango-Land : and further penetration into equatorial Africa by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu( Book )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typee by Herman Melville( Book )

2 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville's first book, partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on Nuku Hiva (which Melville spelled as Nukuheva) in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands
Solitary rambles and adventures of a hunter in the prairies by John Palliser( Book )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrative of an explorer in tropical South Africa by Francis Galton( Book )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For thousands of years men have believed in the benefits resulting from worthy parentage and the detrimental effects of evil ancestry; but it remained for the present century to produce an original thinker sufficiently capable and persevering to work out the subject of Human Heredity in its various branches, after Charles Darwin had illuminated the question of the progressive improvement and gradual transformation of species by natural selection. And fitly enough, it was a first cousin of Charles Darwin who took up this task, after having attained the front rank as a scientific traveller by his journey in South Africa, the record of which is here for the first time made accessible to the general public"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Murray's handbook for Scotland, 1894 by John Murray( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vegetable garden : illustrations, descriptions, and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates by Vilmorin-Andrieux et cie( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murray's handbook of travel-talk; being a collection of questions, phrases, and vocabularies in English, French, German, & Italian by John Murray (Firm)( Book )

13 editions published between 1853 and 1927 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld( Book )

4 editions published between 1864 and 1880 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of inspirational and moral tracts published for children at the end of the eighteenth century to encourage reading and strength of character
Hand-book for travellers in northern Italy : states of Sardinia, Lombardy and Venice, Parma and Piacenza, Modena, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, and Tuscany as far as the Val d'Arno, with travelling map and plans by John Murray (Firm)( Book )

27 editions published between 1837 and 2004 in English and German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook for Egypt and the Sudan by John Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook for travellers in central Italy, including the Papal states, Rome, and the cities of Etruria, with a traveling map by John Murray (Firm)( Book )

4 editions published between 1843 and 1850 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for travellers in Devon by John Murray( Book )

3 editions published between 1872 and 1895 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

5 editions published between 1852 and 1858 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Aesop's fables retold, accompanied by intricately detailed illustrations
John Murray III, 1808-1892, a brief memoir by John Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At John Murray's; records of a literary circle, 1843-1892 by George Paston( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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John Murray

John Murray 1808–1892)

John Murray (1808–1892) Brits uitgever (1808-1892)

John Murray 1808–1892) englischer Verleger

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Murray, .. 1808-1892

Murray III, John 1808-1892

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