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Porter, William (Printer)

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Works: 20 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 140 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Folklore  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Life skills guides  Charters and articles of incorporation  Legends 
Roles: Printer, Book producer, Publisher
Classifications: QL751, 591
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Publications about William Porter
Publications by William Porter
Most widely held works by William Porter
An union neither necessary or expedient for Ireland being an answer to the author of Arguments for and against an union, between Great Britain and Ireland, considered by Charles Ball( Book )
2 editions published between 1798 and 1799 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The philosophy of natural history by William Smellie( Book )
2 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"Upon the whole, the general design of this publication is, to convey to the minds of youth, and of such as may have paid little attention to the study of nature, a species of knowledge which it is not difficult to acquire. This knowledge will be a perpetual and inexhaustible source of manly pleasures; it will afford innocent and virtuous amusement, and will occupy agreeably the leisure of vacant hours of life"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The captives a tragedy by J Delap( Book )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Strictures on a pamphlet entitled, Arguments for and against an union between Great Britain and Ireland considered by John Humfrey( Book )
3 editions published between 1798 and 1799 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Fabulous histories by Sarah Trimmer( Book )
1 edition published in 1808 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The first of these period pieces is an exhortation to children to be kind to animals using fictional incidents in a human and a robin family. The second features a gentle and pious creature who, even in death, inspires those around her
Original stories from real life by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )
1 edition published in 1803 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This work by Mary Wollstonecraft was the only children's book she wrote
A view of the reign of Frederick II. of Prussia; with a parallel between that prince and Philip II. of Macedon by John Gillies( Book )
1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The history of Greece. by William Mitford( Book )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Exhibitions of the heart : a novel, in two volumes ... by Hutchinson( Book )
1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Letters on the improvement of the mind, addressed to a young lady by Chapone( Book )
1 edition published in 1803 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In a series of letters to her niece, the author stresses the importance of religion, self-control, and politeness as characteristics of a proper lady
 
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