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Ainsworth, William Harrison 1805-1882

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Works: 1,509 works in 5,401 publications in 7 languages and 24,869 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  Bibliography  Biography  Juvenile works  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publisher, Other, Former owner, Recipient
Classifications: PR4002, 823.8
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The tower of London; a historical romance by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
305 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
The Tower of London is a historical romance that describes the history of Lady Jane Grey and Queen Mary Tudor. Lady Jane Gray and her husband were put on the throne by her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, but their reign lasted only nine days. Mary Tudor took control of England and arranged for the couple's imprisonment and execution. The novel begins with Lady Jane's incarceration in the Tower of London on July 10, 1553, and ends with her beheading on February 12, 1554
Windsor castle by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
173 editions published between 1842 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Originally constructed in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful -- and architecturally significant -- royal residences ever built. It serves as a fitting backdrop for William Harrison Ainsworth's retelling of the passionate love affair between King Henry VIII and the infamous lady-in-waiting-turned-short-lived-queen, Anne Boleyn
Jack Sheppard by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
121 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 738 libraries worldwide
"In London Labour and the London Poor (1861) Henry Mayhew wrote, "Of all books, perhaps none has ever had so baneful effect upon the young mind, taste, and principles" as Jack Sheppard. An historical novel based on the exploits of John Sheppard, a thief who was executed in 1724, Jack Sheppard was blamed for inciting working-class crime and vagrancy for decades after its 1839 publication. The fast-paced narrative of Sheppard's repeated prison escapes and his struggles against the evil thief-catcher Jonathan Wild was immensely popular, as well as controversial, in its own time, and is now available for the first time in a fully annotated edition." "This Broadview edition includes the original George Cruikshank illustrations, as well as a rich selection of contemporary reviews of the novel and material on the historical Jack Sheppard, Victorian urban street culture, and the novel's popular theatrical adaptations."--Jacket
Rookwood by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
127 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Crichton by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
141 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Bentley's miscellany ( serial )
in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Old Saint Paul's by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
122 editions published between 1841 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 579 libraries worldwide
The grand St. Paul's Cathedral has been a centerpiece of the religious, cultural and architectural life of London for well more than a millennium. The majestic structure forms the core of William Harrison Ainsworth's novel Old Saint Paul's, in which both historical events and a tragic love affair unfold around the storied church
The Star-chamber : an historical romance by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
72 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Old St. Paul's; a tale of the plague and the fire by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
71 editions published between 1841 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 libraries worldwide
"A novel serially published in 1841. It is a historical romance that describes the events of the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London."--Wikipedia.org
The Lancashire witches, a romance of Pendle forest by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
84 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 342 libraries worldwide
When a Cistercian monk, Borlace Alvetham, is falsely accused of witchcraft and condemned to death by his rival, Brother Paslew, he sells his soul to Satan and escapes. Granted the powers of a warlock, he returns in the guise of Nicholas Demdike to witness Paslew's execution for treason. Dying, Paslew curses Demdike's offspring -- who become the titular "Lancashire Witches." Years later, Mother Demdike, a powerful witch, and her clan face rival witches, raise Alizon Devi as their own, and try to corrupt Alizon despite her innocent ways. Ultimately, the story becomes a struggle between Heaven and Hell, with Alizon's fate hanging in the balance
Ovingdean Grange; a tale of the South Downs by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
63 editions published between 1845 and 1968 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The spendthrift by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
75 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in English and German and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Windsor Castle by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
94 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A historical novel describing the reign of King Edward VIII in England
Auriol, or, the elixir of life by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
56 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Flashes of light passed before Auriol's eyes, and strange noises smote his ears. The furnace breathed forth flames and mephitic vapors; the spiral worm of the alembic became red hot, and seemed filled with molten lead; the skeletons grinned and gibbered; the bald decapitated head opened its eyes, and fixed them with a stony glare, on the young man; while the dead alchemist shook his hand menacingly at him
The miser's daughter by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
77 editions published between 1841 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Mervyn Clitheroe by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
67 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Guy Fawkes; or, The gunpowder treason by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
43 editions published between 1841 and 2016 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The flitch of bacon; or, The custom of Dunmow by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
73 editions published between 1845 and 2013 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Boscobel; or, The royal oak by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )
43 editions published between 1800 and 1898 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Containing a description of the battle of Worcester and of Charles II's escape from the field
William Harrison Ainsworth and his friends by S. M Ellis( Book )
2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ainsworth.
Ainsworth, Guillermo Harrison 1805-1882
Ainsworth, Harrison.
Ainsworth, Harrison 1805-1882
Ainsworth W. H.
Ainsworth, W. H. 1805-1882
Ainsworth, W. H. (William Harrison)
Ainsworth, W. H. (William Harrison), 1805-1882
Ainsworth W. Harrison
Ainsworth, W. Harrison 1805-1882
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Ainsworth, W. Harrison (William Harrison), 1805-1882
Ainsworth, William 1805-1882
Ainsworth, William H.
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Ainsworth William Harrison
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Ainworth, W. Harrison 1805-1882
Ainworth, W. Harrison (William Harrison)
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Ensvort, Uil'jam 1805-1882
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Эйнсворт, Уильям Гаррисон
ويليام هاريسون إينسوورث
ویلیام هاریسون اینس‌ورس
ウィリアム・ハリソン・エインズワース
エインズワース
エインズワース, ウィリアム・ハリソン
エーンズワース
威廉·哈里森·安斯沃斯
Languages
English (1,804)
German (18)
French (5)
Japanese (3)
Russian (2)
Danish (1)
Spanish (1)
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