Author:Alexander James Duffield

Alexander James Duffield

British author and mining engineer


  • Peru in the Guano Age: being a short Account of a recent Visit to the Guano Deposits, with some Reflections on the Money they have produced and the Uses to which it has been applied (1877)
  • "The Lost Art of Hardening Copper" in Ilios; the City and Country of the Trojans (1880), by Heinrich Schliemann
  • Needless Misery at Home and abounding Treasure in the West under our own Flag; Old Town and New Domains, or Birmingham and Canada revisited (1880)
  • The Prospects of Peru, the End of the Guano Age and a Description thereof, with some Account of the Guano Deposits and "Nitrate" Plains (1881)
  • Don Quixote, his Critics and Commentators, with a brief Account of the Minor Works of Cervantes and a Statement of the Aim of the greatest of them all (1881)
  • What I Know Of The Labour Traffic (1884) (transcription project)
  • The Beauty of the World: a Story of this Generation (1885), in 3 vols.
  • Recollections of Travels Abroad (1889)




  • The Ingenious Knight Don Quixote de la Mancha, a New Translation from the Originals of 1605 and 1608, with some Notes of Bowie, J. A. Pellicer, Clemencin, and others (1881), by Cervantes, in 3 vols.

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