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James Burnley
Author, editor and member of Gray's Inns Chambers. References attribute b.1842, sources indicate that b.1838, see James Burnley
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "J. B-y."


  • Idonia (1870)
  • Phases Of Bradford Life (1871)
  • West Riding Sketches (1873)
  • Two Sides Of The Atlantic (1878)
  • Looking For The Dawn (1880)
  • Yorkshire Stories Re-told (1884)
  • Sir Titus Salt And George Moore (1885)
  • Fortunes Made In Business (1887)
  • The Romance Of Life Preservation (1888)
  • The Romance Of Modern Industry (1889)
  • History Of Wool And Wool-Combing (1891)
  • Romance Of Invention (1892)
  • Desert London (1895)
  • Industries And Resources Of America (1896)
  • Colorado's Golden Glories (1900)
  • Millionaires And Kings Of Enterprise (1901) [1]
  • Summits Of Success (1901)
  • Studies In Millionaires (1901)
  • The Story Of British Trade (1904) [2]
  • Nets Of Gold (1908)
  • In The Trail Of A Crime (1909)
  • Fetters (n.d.)
  • Moneysworth (n.d.)
  • The Shadow Of The Mill (n.d.)

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.

The author died in 1919, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 99 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.