Author:William Chambers (1800-1883)

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William Chambers
(1800–1883)
FRSE; Scottish publisher and politician, brother of Robert Chambers
William Chambers

WorksEdit

  • Tracings of the North of Europe
  • A History of the Gipsies
  • The Book of Scotland (1830)
  • A Gazetteer of Scotland (1832), in 2 vols., co-authored with Robert Chambers
  • Tour in Holland and the Rhine Countries (1839)
  • Glenormiston (1849)
  • Fiddy, an Autobiography of a Dog (1851)
  • Things as they are in America (1854) [1]
  • Peebles and its Neighbourhood (1856)
  • American Slavery and Colour (1857)
  • Something of Italy (1862)
  • A History of Peeblesshire (1864) [2]
  • About Railways (1866)
  • Wintering at Mentone (1870)
  • Youth's Companion and Counsellor (1870)
  • France, its History and Revolutions (1871) [3]
  • Ailie Gilroy, a Scottish Story (1872)
  • Memoir of Robert Chambers; with autobiographic reminiscences of William Chamber (1872) [4]
  • Biography, Exemplary and Instructive (1873) [5]
  • A Week at Welwyn (1873)
  • Kindness to Animals (1877)
  • Stories of Old Families and Remarkable Persons (1878), in 2 vols.
  • Story of a Long and Busy Life (1882) [6]

As publisherEdit

  • Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, 1st issue 4 Feb. 1832.
  • Chambers's Information for the People (1833)
  • Chambers's Educational Course (1835)
  • Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts
  • Chambers's Encyclopædia (1859–68), in 10 vols.

Works about ChambersEdit

 

Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 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.