Author:John Graham Dalyell

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John Graham Dalyell


  • Fragments of Scottish History (1798)
  • Scottish Poems of the Sixteenth Century (1801), in 2 vols.
  • A Tract chiefly relative to Monastic Antiquities, with some account of a recent search for the remains of the Scottish kings interred in the abbey of Dunfermline (1809)
  • Some Account of an Ancient Manuscript of Martial's Epigrams (1811)
  • Observations on several Species of Planariæ, illustrated by coloured figures of living animals (1814)
  • Remarks on the Antiquities, illustrated by the chartularies, of the Episcopal See of Aberdeen (1820)
  • Historical Illustration of the Origin and Progress of the Passions and their Influence on the Conduct of Mankind (1825), in 2 vols.
  • A Brief Analysis of the Ancient Records of the Bishopric of Moray (1826)
  • A Brief Analysis of the Chartularies of the Abbey of Cambuskenneth, the Chapel Royal of Stirling, and the Preceptory of St. Anthony at Leith (1828)
  • The Darker Superstitions of Scotland, illustrated from History and Practice (1834)
  • Rare and Remarkable Animals of Scotland, with practical observations on their nature (1847), in 2 vols.
  • Musical Memoirs of Scotland (1849)
  • The Powers of the Creator displayed in the Creation, or Observations on Life amidst the various forms of the humbler Tribes of Animated Nature (1851, vol.1; 1853, vol. 2; 1858, vol. 3)

As translator[edit]

  • Tracts on the Nature of Animals and Vegetables (1799), by Lazzaro Spallanzani (also retranslated this same work in 1803)
  • Observations on the Natural History of Bees (1821), by François Huber

As editor[edit]

  • Journal of the Transactions in Scotland during the contest between the adherents of Queen Mary and those of her Son (1806) by Richard Bannatyne
  • Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea, with a sketch of several expedients for preserving the lives of mariners (1812), anon.. in 3 vols.
  • The Chronicles of Scotland (1814), by Robert Lindsay
  • Annals of Scotland, 1514-1591 (1814), by George Marioreybanks

Works about Dalyell[edit]

"Dalyell, John Graham," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1885–1900) in 63 vols.

Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 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.