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Henley, Samuel 1740-1815

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Works: 81 works in 348 publications in 4 languages and 6,289 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Controversial literature  Church history  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Horror tales  Fantasy fiction  Sermons  Juvenile works 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PQ1957.B29, 843.5
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Publications about Samuel Henley
Publications by Samuel Henley
Publications by Samuel Henley, published posthumously.
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Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
162 editions published between 1815 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Eblis where he is doomed to wander endlessly and speechlessly. --Wikipedia.com
Three eighteenth century romances : The castle of Otranto ; Vathek ; The romance of the forest by Harrison R Steeves( Book )
3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Vathek, with the episodes of Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Eblis where he is doomed to wander endlessly and speechlessly. --Wikipedia.com
Shorter novels by Philip Henderson( Book )
4 editions published between 1930 and 1953 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
An Arabian tale, from an unpublished manuscript : with notes critical and explanatory by William Beckford( Book )
10 editions published between 1786 and 1809 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A sermon preached at Williamsburg, May V. 1771 : for the benefit of a fund to support the poor widows and orphans of clergymen in Virginia by Samuel Henley( Book )
11 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A candid refutation of the heresy imputed by Ro. C. Nicholas Esquire to the Reverend S. Henley : [Eight lines in French from D'Alembert] by Samuel Henley( Book )
11 editions published in 1774 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
The Bermudian. : a poem. : [Two lines in Latin from Horace] by Nathaniel Tucker( Book )
13 editions published in 1774 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The story of al Raoui : a tale from the Arabic by Samuel Henley( Book )
7 editions published in 1799 in English and German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A dissertation upon the controverted passages in St. Peter and St. Jude concerning the angels, ... By Samuel Henley by Samuel Henley( Computer File )
9 editions published between 1778 and 2005 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Shorter novels : seventeenth century by Emanuel Ford( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The distinct claims of government and religion, considered in a sermon preached before the Honourable House of Burgesses, at Williamsburg, in Virginia, March 1, 1772. By S. Henley by Samuel Henley( Computer File )
9 editions published between 1772 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A dissertation upon the controverted passages in St. Peter and St. Jude : concerning the angels that sinned and who kept not their first estate by Samuel Henley( Book )
3 editions published in 1778 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Bermudian : A poem by Nathaniel Tucker( file )
2 editions published between 1774 and 2005 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The history of the Caliph Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
4 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Ad Anglos. Ode gratulatoria. A S.H-, eloquentiæ professore [i.e. Samuel Henley] by Samuel Henley( Book )
3 editions published in 1793 in Latin and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A dissertation upon the controverted passages in St. Peter and St. Jude, concerning the angels, that sinned, and who kept not their first estate by Samuel Henley( Book )
2 editions published in 1778 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Henley, S. 1740-1815
Henley, S. (Samuel), 1740-1815
Samuel Henley British antiquarian
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Languages
English (282)
Latin (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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