Author:William Minto

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William Minto
Scottish man of letters
This author wrote articles for the Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB9 by the initials "W. M."

This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "W. M."


  • A Manual of English Prose Literature, Biographical and Critical, designed mainly to show Characteristics of Style (1872) (external scan)
  • Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley (1874)
  • Daniel Defoe (1879) (external scan)
  • Logic, Inductive and Deductive (1893) (external scan)
  • Plain Principles of Prose Composition (1893)
  • The literature of the Georgian era (1894), edited by William Angus Knight


  • The Crack of Doom (1886)
  • The Mediation of Ralph Hardelot (1888)
  • Was she good or bad? (1889)

As editor[edit]

  • The Lady of the Lake (1891), by Walter Scott
  • Autobiographical notes of the life of William Bell Scott ... and notices of his artistic and poetic circle of friends, 1830 to 1882 (1892), by William Bell Scott

Contributions to EB9[edit]

Contributions to EB1911[edit]

Works about Minto[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, 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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