Author:John Pinkerton

John Pinkerton
(1758–1826)

Scottish antiquarian, cartographer, author, numismatist, and historian

John Pinkerton

WorksEdit

  • Craigmillar Castle: an Elegy (1776), anon.
  • Rimes (1781)
  • Two Dithyrambic Odes: (1) On Enthusiasm; (2) On Laughter (1782)
  • Tales in Verse (1782)
  • Scottish tragic ballads (1781) external link
  • Select Scotish ballads (1783), in 2 vols. vol 1, vol 2
  • Essay on Medals (1784), in 2 vols. external link
  • Letters of Literature: By Robert Heron, Esq (1785) external link
  • Ancient Scottish poems (1786) vol 1, vol 2
  • A Dissertation on the Origin and Progress of the Scythians or Goths, being an Introduction to the Ancient and Modern History of Europe (1787) external link
  • The Treasury of Wit (1787) (as H. Bennet)
  • Ancient Lives of the Scottish Saints (1789)
  • Medallic History of England till the Revolution (1790)
  • The Bruce; Or, The History of Robert I, King of Scotland (1790) external link
  • (ed.) Scotish Poems reprinted from Scarce Editions (1792), in 3 vols.
  • An Inquiry Into the History of Scotland Preceding the Reign of Malcolm III. (1794) vol 1, vol 2
  • The History of Scotland from the Accession of the House of Stuart to that of Mary, with Appendices of Original Documents (1797), in 2 vols.
  • Iconographia Scotica, or, Portraits of illustrious persons of Scotland (1797) external link
  • Walpoliana (1799) vol 1, vol 2
  • The Scotish gallery (1799) external link
  • Petrology. A treatise on rocks (1800) vol 1, vol 2
  • Modern geography digested on a New Plan (1802), in 2 vols. vol 1, vol 2
  • A general collection of the best and most interesting voyages and travels in all parts of the world (1807-14) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3, vol 4, vol 5, vol 6, vol 7, vol 8, vol 9, vol 10, vol 11, vol 12, vol 13, vol 14, vol 15, vol 16, vol 17
  • Recollections of Paris (1806), in 2 vols
  • New Modern Atlas (1808–9)
  • North America (1812) external link
  • The literary correspondence of John Pinkerton (1830) vol 1, vol 2
  • Early Australian voyages: Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier (1886) external link

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Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1927, 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.