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Found 14802 records
Author Title Year Country Genre
1 Aguilar, Grace The Jewish Faith 1846 England essay
2 Aguilar, Grace Woman's Friendship, a story of domestic life 1850 England novel
3 Aguilar, Grace The Vale of Cedars; or, the Martyr 1850 England novel
4 Aguilar, Grace *Grace Aguilar, the author England irrelevant
5 Aguilar, Grace The Mother's Recompense; a sequel to Home Influe... 1851 England novel
6 Aguirre y Rosales, Cayetana Virginia, o la doncella cristiana. Historia sici... 1801 Spain translation of work by male or unknown author
7 Ahlbom, Mathilda Kärlekens krydda 1863 Sweden short story/ies
8 Ahlbom, Mathilda När lyckans sol går ned 1864 Sweden short story/ies
9 Ahlborn, Luise Prinz Dino Adorno 1890 Germany novel
10 Ahlborn, Luise Schloß Favorite 1887 Germany novel
11 Ahlborn, Luise Gundel von Buchsweiler 1890 Germany novel
12 Ahlborn, Luise Ippolito de'Medici 1892 Germany novel
13 Ahlborn, Luise Sich selbst der Nächste 1888 Germany novel
14 Ahlefeld, Charlotte von Olivia, oder die Jungfrau mit den langen Haaren 1817 Germany short story/ies
15 Ahlefeld, Charlotte von Amadea : ein Roman 1827 Germany novel
16 Ahlefeld, Charlotte von Marie Müller 1799 Germany novel
17 Ahlefeld, Charlotte von Erna 1819 Germany novel
18 Ahlefeldt, Henriette Feld-Blumen. Gedichte 1842 Germany poetry
19 Ahlgren, Catharina Den lyckliga bondflickan 1796 Sweden translation of work by male or unknown author
20 Ahlgren, Catharina *The unhappy woman 1772 Sweden translation of work by male or unknown author