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Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport) 1828-1891

Overview
Works: 373 works in 1,372 publications in 1 language and 9,175 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Concordances  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Military history  Juvenile works  Quotations  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: HQ1121, 920.7
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Most widely held works about W. H. Davenport Adams
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Most widely held works by W. H. Davenport Adams
Celebrated women travellers of the nineteenth century by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
25 editions published between 1883 and 1906 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learned in the law, or, Examples and encouragements from the lives of eminent lawyers by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
9 editions published between 1882 and 2002 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Curiosities of superstition, and sketches of some unrevealed religions by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
15 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interested in learning more about the religious rites, beliefs and practices of different cultures around the world? Check out W.H. Davenport Adams' Curiosities of Superstition. This important early work of comparative religious study highlights similarities and differences of sacred practices throughout history and around the globe
Witch, warlock, and magician; historical sketches of magic and witchcraft in England and Scotland by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
23 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the development of magic, alchemy and witchcraft in England from the fourteenth century and portrays some of the most important 'magicians'
Woman's work and worth in girlhood, maidenhood, and wifehood illustrations of woman's character, duties, rights, position, influence, responsibilities, and opportunities : with hints on self-culture and chapters on the higher education and employment of women by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
20 editions published between 1879 and 1987 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though the author stresses woman's domesticity and believes that her chief duty lies at home, he discusses the importance of education for women and encourages them to pursue certain areas of work
Women of fashion and representative women in letters and society a series of biographical and critical studies by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
12 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author presents to the reader seeking some leisurely reading biographical sketches of four English women
Child-life and girlhood of remarkable women A series of chapters from female biography by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
18 editions published between 1883 and 1904 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated English women of the Victorian era by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
14 editions published between 1884 and 1975 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book presents biographical sketches of notable women of Victorian England in an effort to display women's intellect and thereby help the cause of women's rights
Lighthouses and lightships a descriptive and historical account of their mode of construction and organization by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
25 editions published between 1870 and 1989 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories of the lives of noble women by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
31 editions published between 1867 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stories of Anne Askew, Lady Vere, Lady Alicia Lisle, Elizabeth Gaunt, Elizabeth Inchbald, Lady Arabella Stuart, Lady Jane Grey, Countess of Pembroke, Queen Jeanne D'Albret, Madame Roland, Charlotte Brontë
Famous beauties and historic women. A gallery of croquis biographiques by W. H. Davenport Adams( )
6 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Temples, tombs, and monuments of ancient Greece and Rome a description and a history of some of the most remarkable memorials of classical architecture by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
20 editions published between 1871 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The buried cities of Campania; or, Pompeii and Herculaneum, their history, their destruction, and their remains by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
21 editions published between 1868 and 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A concordance to the plays of Shakespeare by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
15 editions published between 1885 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Good Queen Anne; or, Men and manners, life and letters in England's Augustan age by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
5 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recent polar voyages : a record of discovery and adventure, from the search after Franklin to the British polar expedition, 1875-1876 by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
18 editions published between 1870 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shooting and fishing in the rivers, prairies, and backwoods of North America by Bénédict-Henry Révoil( Book )
8 editions published between 1874 and 1877 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Famous caves and catacombs, described and illustrated by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
11 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Famous regiments of the British Army : their origin and services by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )
17 editions published between 1864 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gentlewoman at home by Charlotte Talbot Coke( )
in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
A., W. H. D.
Adams, W. A. Davenport 1828-1891
Adams, W.H.D.
Adams, W. H. D. 1828-1891
Adams W. H. Davenport 1828-1891
Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891
Adams, William H. D. 1828-1891
Adams, William Henry Davenport.
Adams, William Henry Davenport 1828-1891
Author of Buried Cities of Campana
Author of the Arctic world
Author of the Catacombs of Rome
Author of the Mediterranean Illustrated
Author of The Mediterranean illustrated 1828-1891
Davenport Adams, W.H.
Davenport Adams, W. H. 1828-1891
Davenport Adams, William H. 1828-1891
Davenport Adams William Henry 1828-1891
Mediterranean illustrated, Author of the 1828-1891
W.H.D.A.
W.H.D.A 1828-1891
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English (307)
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