Contributor:

DILKE, Charles Wentworth (Dilke the Elder)


Biographical Details: Dates: 1789 - 1864
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum
Characteristics: Reviews start at beginning of marked file (June, 1830) and continue until December 1863
Characteristics: In addition to those interests described below, Dilke the Elder reviewed classical translations, works on education, memoirs and biographies of statesmen and eminent persons, books on English history including local histories and guides
Source of Characteristics: WBD
Characteristics: Critic of English works
Characteristics: Antiquary
Research Notes: Dilke the Elder wrote a number of collaborative reviews with the following writers also in this index: Frederick Mackenzie, Andrew Picken, J.? Thomas, T. K. Hervey, Adam Sedgwick and Henry Fothergill Chorley
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The following reviews have been identified as being written by this contributor:

  • Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters of Books and Men. Second edition 1634 (February 19,1859)
  • Art Education at Home and Abroad 1318 (January 29,1853)
  • The Authorship of the Letters of Junius Elucidated. (Two notices) 1082 (July 22,1848)
  • Autobiography. Volume IV 1366 (December 31,1853)
  • Autobiography 1366 (December 31,1853)
  • The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature. New edition 1687 (February 25,1860)
  • A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. New Edition. 1145 (October 6,1849)
  • Bishop Mant on the Happiness of the Blessed 274 (January 26,1833)
  • Blackburn as it is 1322 (February 26,1853)
  • The Book of South Wales, the Bristol Channel, Monmouthshire, and the Wye 1084 (August 5,1848)
  • The Bristol Bibliographer 1433 (April 14,1855)
  • The British Catalogue of Books published from October 1837 to December 1852. Volume I 1357 (October 29,1853)
  • Chambers's Handy Guide to the Kent and Sussex Coasts 1885 (December 12,1863)
  • Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange 1147 (October 20,1849)
  • Clarence; a Tale of our own Times. Second notice 145 (August 7,1830)
  • Colchester Castle 1322 (February 26,1853)
  • The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Oxford, and the Rev. William Mason. (Three notices) 1228 (May 10,1851)
  • The Difference between the Laws of England and Scotland relating to Contracts 1153 (December 1,1849)
  • The "Domestic Life" of Edmund Burke 1364 (December 17,1853)
  • The Dublin Literary Gazette 163 (December 11,1830)
  • Edmund Burke: a Lecture 1814 (August 2,1862)
  • England and Wales. From Drawings by J. M. W. Turner 137 (June 12,1830)
  • Exhibition of 1853 1319 (February 5,1853)
  • Fac-simile Autograph Letters of Junius, Lord Chesterfield, and Mrs. C. Dayrolles 1221 (March 22,1851)
  • The Family Economist. Volume V 1326 (March 26,1853)
  • A Few Words on Junius and Macaulay. Cornhill Magazine 1690 (March 17,1860)
  • Foreign Reminiscences 1212 (January 18,1851)
  • The Fourth Estate 1173 (April 20,1850)
  • The Ghost of Junius 1321 (February 19,1853)
  • The Grenville Papers. [Volumes I and II?]. (Two notices) 1264 (January 17,1852)
  • The Grenville Papers. Volumes III and IV. (Two notices) 1334 (May 21,1853)
  • The Handbook of Travel round the Southern Coast of England 1138 (August 18,1849)
  • Henry Richard Lord Holland: Foreign Reminiscences 1211 (January 11,1851)
  • Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Session Fourth 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • History of Dumbartonshire. Second edition 1682 (January 21,1860)
  • The History of England. Fifth Edition. 1172 (April 13,1850)
  • History of England. Volumes V and VI. (Two notices) 1262 (January 3,1852)
  • History of England, from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles. Volume V. Third Edition 1351 (September 17,1853)
  • History of England 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • The History of Junius and his Work 1132 (July 7,1849)
  • History of Petersfield 1566 (October 31,1857)
  • History of the Life and Times of Edmund Burke. Volumes I and II 1582 (February 20,1858)
  • Illuminated Ornaments, selected from Missals and Manuscripts of the Middle Ages 137 (June 12,1830)
  • The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art 1280 (May 8,1852)
  • Illustrations of Popular Works. Part I 136 (June 5,1830)
  • Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century. Volume VIII 1587 (March 27,1858)
  • Imitations of Chalk Drawings, principally Sketches, by Sir Thomas Lawrence 137 (June 12,1830)
  • Industrial Instructions in England 1327 (April 2,1853)
  • The Invasions and the Projected Invasions of England, from the Saxon Times 1270 (February 28,1852)
  • Joan of Arc 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • A Journal of the Heart; edited by the Authoress of "Flirtation" 147 (August 21,1830)
  • Junius. Volume II 1190 (August 17,1850)
  • Junius and his Works compared with the Character and Writings of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield 1221 (March 22,1851)
  • Junius Discovered 1603 (July 17,1858)
  • Junius, Lord Chatham: a Biography 1603 (July 17,1858)
  • Junius, Lord Temple. The Stowe Letters. Volume III and IV. (Two notices) 1337 (June 11,1853)
  • Junius; with New Evidence as to the Authorship, and an Analysis by the late Sir Harris Nicolas. Volume I. (Two notices) 1162 (February 2,1850)
  • Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels. No. 2 136 (June 5,1830)
  • The Lectures of Rachel Lady Russell 1365 (December 24,1853)
  • A Letter on the Defence of England, by Corps of Volunteers and Militia 1268 (February 14,1852)
  • The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Third Edition. Volume I. (Two notices) 1745 (April 6,1861)
  • The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu; with a New Memoir by W. Moy Thomas. Third edition. Volume II 1771 (October 5,1861)
  • Letters of George the Third to Lord North. (Three notices) 1458 (October 6,1855)
  • The Letters of Horace Walpole; edited by Peter Cunningham. Volumes I and II 1546 (June 13,1857)
  • The Life of Alexander Alexander 137 (June 12,1830)
  • The Life of Alexander Pope. Second edition. (Two notices) 1561 (September 26,1857)
  • The Life of Alexander Pope. (Two notices) 1394 (July 15,1854)
  • The Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke 1425 (February 17,1855)
  • Life of William Lord Russell 1345 (August 6,1853)
  • A List of all the MS Emendations in Mr. Collier's Folio, 1632 1513 (October 25,1856)
  • Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences 1344 (July 30,1853)
  • Literary Recollections 147 (August 21,1830)
  • The Little London Directory of 1677 1885 (December 12,1863)
  • Lives of the most Eminent English Poets. Volume III 1433 (April 14,1855)
  • The London Catalogue of Periodicals for 1853 1325 (March 19,1853)
  • London from a Belgian Point of View 1276 (April 10,1852)
  • The Louvre 1445 (July 7,1855)
  • Madeira 1271 (March 6,1852)
  • Magic and Witchcraft 1323 (March 5,1853)
  • Memoir of the Life and Character of Burke. Fifth Edition 1363 (December 10,1853)
  • Memoirs of the Insurrection in Scotland in 1715 1679 (December 31,1859)
  • Memoirs of the Marquis of Rockingham and his Contemporaries. (Three notices) 1265 (January 24,1852)
  • The Men of the True in 1852 1267 (February 7,1852)
  • A Narrative of Events in Vienna 1133 (July 14,1849)
  • Notes and Essays, &c. on the Counties of Hants and Wilts 1224 (April 12,1851)
  • On the Position and Tactics of the Contending Fleets in the Battle of Salamis 1363 (December 10,1853)
  • On the Relations of Alexander Pope with the Duchess of Marlborough and the Duchess of Buckinghamshire 1710 (August 4,1860)
  • On Treasure Trove 1635 (February 26,1859)
  • Ornamental and Domestic Poultry 1106 (January 6,1849)
  • Papers in relation to the Case of Silas Deane 1477 (February 16,1856)
  • Personal History of King Charles the Second 1222 (March 29,1851)
  • The Pilgrim Fathers 1128 (June 9,1849)
  • The Poetical Work of Alexander Pope 1402 (September 9,1854)
  • The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. Volume I. New edition. (Two notices) 1593 (May 8,1858)
  • The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope 1516 (November 15,1856)
  • Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin 1288 (July 3,1852)
  • Pompeiana. Second series. Part II 137 (June 12,1830)
  • Pope: additional Facts concerning his Maternal Ancestry 1595 (May 22,1858)
  • Pope: his Descent and Family Connections 1569 (November 21,1857)
  • Poultry 1359 (November 12,1853)
  • The Quarterly Review. Number 179 1264 (January 17,1852)
  • Rational Arithmetic 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • Reliquiae Hearnianae. (Two notices) 1524 (January 10,1857)
  • Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the Constitution and Government of the British Museum. Fifth and concluding notice 1176 (May 11,1850)
  • The Royal Literary Fund. Report of the Anniversary, corrected to October 1, 1853 1328 (April 9,1853)
  • Second Report of the Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, to the Right Hon. Spencer Horatio Walpole 1310 (December 4,1852)
  • Seven Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton 1513 (October 25,1856)
  • Sights and Sounds 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • Sketches from Various Masters 137 (June 12,1830)
  • Slade's Sermons 274 (January 26,1833)
  • Smith's Letters on National Religion 274 (January 26,1833)
  • Some Account of the Family of Dennistoun of Colgrain 1682 (January 21,1860)
  • Some Account of the Family of Smollett of Bonhill 1682 (January 21,1860)
  • Summer's Evening Rambles round Woolwich 1057 (January 29,1848)
  • Sussex Archaeological Collections. Volume II. (Two notices) 1149 (November 3,1849)
  • Sussex Archaeological Collections. Volume XV 1876 (October 10,1863)
  • Talpa 1314 (January 1,1853)
  • Touching the Identity of Junius 1321 (February 19,1853)
  • The Traveller's Handbook to Copenhagen and its Environs 1359 (November 12,1853)
  • Travels and Researches in Asia Minor 1323 (March 5,1853)
  • A Treatise on Pulmonary Consumption. Second edition 217 (December 24,1831)
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin, Bleak House, Slavery and the Slave Trade 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • Vindication of the Right Hon. the First Lord Dartmouth 1495 (June 21,1856)
  • William Burke the Author of Junius 1653 (July 2,1859)
  • The Works of Alexander Pope 1393 (July 8,1854)

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