Author:Robert Chambers (1802-1871)

Robert Chambers

Scottish publisher, geologist, proto-evolutionary thinker, author and journal editor

Robert Chambers

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  • Notices of the Most Remarkable Fires in Edinburgh: From 1385 to 1824 (1824) (external scan)
  • Illustrations of the author of Waverley, 1825 (external scan)
  • Walks in Edinburgh, 1825 (external scan)
  • Traditions of Edinburgh, 1825 ()
  • The popular rhymes of Scotland, with illustrations, 1826 (external scan)
  • History of the Rebellion in Scotland in 1745, 1746, (1827) (external scan)
  • The Picture of Scotland, 1827 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • History of the rebellions in Scotland, under the Marquis of Montrose, and others, from 1638 till 1660, (1828) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Scottish ballads, 1829 (external scan)
  • The Scottish songs. 1829 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • History of the rebellions in Scotland, under the Viscount of Dundee, and the Earl of Mar, in 1689 and 1715, (1829) (external scan)
  • The history of Scotland, 1832 (external scan)
  • Notices and anecdotes illustrative of the incidents, characters, and scenery described in the novels of Walter Scott, 1833 (external scan)
  • A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, 1835 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
  • History of the English language and literature, 1837 (external scan)
  • Infant Education from Two to Six Years of Age, 1837 (external scan)
  • The Moral Class-book, 1839 (external scan)
  • The prose works of Robert Burns, 1839 (external scan)
  • Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, 1844 (external scan)
  • Explanations; a sequel to "Vestiges of the natural history of creation", 1846 (external scan)
  • Vestiges of the natural history of creation, with a sequel, 1858 (external scan)
  • Twelve Romantic Scottish Ballads: With the Original Airs, Arranged for the Pianoforte, 1844 (external scan)
  • Historical Sketches of English and American Literature with Royal Robbins, 1845 (external scan)
  • History of the Jews in England, 1846 (external scan)
  • The conditions of health and long life, 1846 (external scan)
  • Ancient Sea-margins, as Memorials of Changes in the Relative Level of Sea and Land, 1848 (external scan)
  • Sanitary economy, 1850 (external scan)
  • Life and Works of Robert Burns 1851 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • On glacial phenomena in Scotland and parts of England, 1853 (external scan)
  • Thomas Thomson's edition of A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen (1857)
  • Domestic Annals of Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution, 1858 (external scan)
  • Testimony: its posture in the scientific world, 1859 (external scan)
  • Edinburgh merchants and merchandise in old times, 1859 (external scan)
  • Shipwrecks and tales of the sea, 1860 (external scan)
  • Mathematical Tables, 1860 (external scan)
  • Rome and the early Christians, 1861 (external scan)
  • The songs of Scotland prior to Burns. With the tunes, 1862 (external scan)
  • The book of days, 1863 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Life of Sir Walter Scott, 1871 (external scan)
  • Index to Heirs-at-law, Next of Kin, Legatees, Missing Friends, Encumbrancers With Edward Preston, 1872 (external scan)

Editor edit

  • Robert and his brother, William also published several periodicals including Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Chamber's journal of popular literature, science and arts, Chambers's Information for the People, Cyclopaedia of English Literature, Chambers's pocket miscellany, Chambers's Repository of Instructing and Amusing Tracts.

Works about Chambers edit


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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