Author:Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen

Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen
British science writer, author and novelist; known as Grant Allen
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "G. A."

This author wrote articles for the Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB9 by the initials "G. A."

Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen




  • Physiological Aesthetics (1877) IA
  • The Colour-Sense (1879) IA
  • Vignettes from Nature (1881) IA
  • The Evolutionist at Large (1881) IA
  • The Colours of Flowers as Illustrated in the British Flora (1882) IA
  • Colin Clout's Calendar (1883) IA
  • Flowers and Their Pedigrees (1883) IA
  • Biographies of Working Men (1884) IA
  • Anglo-Saxon Britain (1884) IA
  • Common Sense Science (1886) IA
  • A Half-Century of Science (1888) IA
  • Force and Energy (1888) IA
  • Charles Darwin (1885) IA
  • The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle (1885) IA
  • Falling in Love: With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science (1889) (start transcription)
  • Science in Arcady (1892) IA
  • The Attis of Caius Valerius Catullus, with Dissertations on the Myth of Attis, on the Origin of Tree-Worship, and on the Gallambic Metre (1892) IA
  • Tidal Thames (1892) IA
  • The Lower Slopes; Reminiscences of Excursions Round the Base of Helicon (1894) IA
  • Post-Prandial Philosophy (1894) IA
  • In Memoriam: George Paul Macdonell (1895) IA
  • The Story of the Plants (1895) IA
  • The Evolution of the Idea of God (1897) IA
  • Cities of Belgium (1897) IA
  • Florence (1897) IA
  • Paris (1897) IA
  • Venice (1898) IA
  • Rosalba, the Story of Her Development (1899) IA
  • Flashlights on Nature; (1899) IA
  • The European Tour (1899) IA
  • The Natural History of Selborne (1900) IA
  • County and Town in England, Together with Some Annals of Churnside (1901) IA
  • In Nature's Workshop (1901) IA
  • Evolution in Italian Art (1908) IA
  • The Hand of God (1909) IA
  • The Plants (1909) IA
  • Cities of Northern Italy with George Charles Williamson (1858-1942, 1912) IA



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Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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