Author:William Prideaux Courtney

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William Prideaux Courtney
Ecclesiastical Commissioner; of the Reform Club Chambers.[1]
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "W. P. C."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. P. C."


  • Bibliotheca Cornubiensis (1882) in 3 vols.; with George Clement Boase
  • Parliamentary History of Cornwall to 1832
  • English Whist and English Whist Players (1894)
  • A Register of National Bibliography, With a Selection of the Chief Bibliographical Books and Articles Printed in Other Countries (December 1905) in 2 vols. v.1 v.2
  • Dodsley's Collection of Poetry, Its Contents & Contributors: A Chapter in the History of English Literature in the Eighteenth Century (1907)
  • The Secrets of Our National Literature; Chapters in the History of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Writings of Our Country-men (1908) [1]
  • Eight Friends of the Great (1910) Index
  • A Bibliography of Samuel Johnson (1915) [2]

Contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900[edit]

1901 Supplement

Contributions to EB1911[edit]


  1. "COURTNEY, William Prideaux". Who's Who,. vol. 52: p. 295. 1900. 

Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 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.