Author:Edwin Augustus Pratt

Edwin Augustus Pratt

British journalist (10 years on editorial staff of The Times); writer of biographies and works on railways, canals, agriculture, alcohol licensing, trades unions, etc.

Edwin Augustus Pratt


  • Pioneer Women in Victoria's Reign, 1897
  • Catherine Gladstone; Life, Good Works, and Political Efforts, 1898
  • A Woman's Work for Women: Being the Aims, Efforts and Aspirations of "L.M.H." (Miss Louisa M. Hubbard), 1898
  • Leading Points in South African History. 1486 To March 30, 1900, 1900
  • Successful Lives of Modern Times, originally published as Notable Masters of Men, 1902
  • American Railways, 1903
  • The Organization of Agriculture, 1904
  • Trade Unionism and British Industry, 1904
  • Railways and their Rates, with an Appendix on the British Canal Problem, 1905
  • British Canals: Is their Resuscitation Practicable?, 1906
  • German v. British Railways: With Special Reference to Owner's Risk and Traders' Claims, 1907
  • The Transition in Agriculture, 1906
  • Licensing and Temperance in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, 1907
  • State Railways; Object Lessons from Other Lands, 1907
  • The Licensed Trade; An Independent Survey, 1907
  • Railways and Nationalisation, 1908
  • German railways and traders, 1909
  • The Policy of Licensing Justices, 1909
  • Small Holders; What They Must Do To Succeed, 1909
  • Canals and Traders, 1910
  • Irish Railways and their Nationalisation; A Criticism of the Report of the Vice-Regal Commission, 1910
  • Agricultural Organisation, its Rise, Principles and Practice Abroad and at Home, 1912
  • A History of Inland Transport and Communication in England, 1912
  • Traders, Farmers and Agricultural Organizations; An Inquiry into Alleged Conflict of Interests, 1912
  • The State Railway Muddle in Australia, 1912
  • The Case Against Railway Nationalisation, 1913
  • The Rise of Rail-power in War and Conquest, 1833-1914, 1915
  • British Railways and The Great War; Organisation, Efforts, Difficulties and Achievements, 1921
  • Scottish Canals and Waterways, Comprising State Canals, Railway-owned Canals and Present Day Ship Canal Schemes, 1922


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, 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.