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

Overview
Works: 388 works in 1,602 publications in 1 language and 10,939 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Concordances  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Quotations  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: HQ1121, 133.40942
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Most widely held works about W. H. Davenport Adams
 
Most widely held works by W. H. Davenport Adams
Witch, warlock, and magician; historical sketches of magic and witchcraft in England and Scotland by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

30 editions published between 1889 and 2015 in English and held by 237 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'
Lighthouses and lightships ; a descriptive and historical account of their mode of construction and organization by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

34 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 234 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 )

29 editions published between 1871 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn more about the ancient architectural wonders of Greece and Rome through this lengthy study by famed historian W.H. Davenport Adams
Curiosities of superstition, and sketches of some unrevealed religions by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

18 editions published between 1882 and 2016 in English and held by 181 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
A concordance to the plays of Shakespeare by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

21 editions published between 1885 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated women travellers of the nineteenth century by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

29 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman's work and worth in girlhood, maidenhood, and wifehood ... With hints on self culture and chapters on the higher education and employment of women by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

22 editions published between 1879 and 1987 in English and held by 139 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
The buried cities of Campania; or, Pompeii and Herculaneum, their history, their destruction, and their remains by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

23 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and held by 132 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 )

7 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 126 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 )

16 editions published between 1870 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women of fashion and representative women in letters and society. A series of biographical and critical studies by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

12 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents to the reader seeking some leisurely reading biographical sketches of four English women
The Franco-Prussian war : its causes, incidents, and consequences by H. M Hozier( Book )

25 editions published between 1870 and 1872 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learned in the law, or, Examples and encouragements from the lives of eminent lawyers by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 1882 and 2002 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated Englishwomen of the Victorian era by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

13 editions published between 1884 and 1975 in English and held by 113 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
The insect by Jules Michelet( Book )

4 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child-life and girlhood of remarkable women. A series of chapters from female biography by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

18 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eastern archipelago : a description of the scenery, animal and vegetable life, people, and physical wonders of the islands of the eastern seas by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

16 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of the lives of noble women by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

23 editions published between 1876 and 1977 in English and held by 88 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( Book )

7 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In perils oft": romantic biographies illustrative of the adventurous life by W. H. Davenport Adams( Book )

5 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Learned in the law, or, Examples and encouragements from the lives of eminent lawyers
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, 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

Clinton, Walter 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

William Adams

William Henry Davenport Adams Brits schrijver (1828-1891)

William Henry Davenport Adams Writer, journalist

ويليام آدامز

Languages
English (358)

Covers
A concordance to the plays of ShakespeareLearned in the law, or, Examples and encouragements from the lives of eminent lawyers