Author:Edward Baines (1774-1848)

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Edward Baines

politician; editor and proprietor of the Leeds Mercury; father of Edward Baines (1800–1890), his biographer

Edward Baines


  • History of the Wars of the French Revolution; from the breaking out of the war in 1792, to the restoration of a general peace, in 1815; comprehending the civil history of Great Britain and France during that period, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown
    • Volume 1, 1817
    • Volume 2, 1818

The above became volumes 2 and 3 in an expanded four volume work:

  • (1820), History of the reign of George III, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Longman, Hurst; Hurst and Robinson - Volume 1Volume 4
    In 1820, an enterprising American published those parts of volume 2 of Baines' "History of the Wars." dealing with the War of 1812 as Baine's History of the Late War between the United States and Great Britain
  • History, directory & gazetteer of the county of York.., Leeds: Edward Baines at the Leeds Mercury office:
    • Volume I - West Riding, 1822
    • Volume II - East and North Ridings, 1823
  • History, directory and gazetteer of the county palatine of Lancaster. The directory department by W. Parson. [With] Illustrations. Liverpool: W. Wales & Company.Volume I. 1824.Volume II. 1825.

Later reworked as:

  • (1836). History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster. The biographical department by W.R. Whatton. London: Fisher, son & Company. Volumes I-IV.

Works about Baines[edit]

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