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Bibliography of John Galt

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John Galt (2 May 1779 – 11 April 1839) was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator. Galt has been called the first political novelist in the English language, due to being the first novelist to deal with issues of the Industrial Revolution.


John Galt was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, some of whose works are still in print. Here is a more complete bibliography of his works:

  • Cursory Reflections on Political and Commercial Topics (1812)
  • The Mermaid (1814)
  • The Majolo (2 volumes) (1816)
  • The Appeal (1818)
  • The Star of Destiny (a three act play) (1818)
  • The History of Gog and Magog: The Champions of London (children's book) (1819)
  • The Wandering Jew (1820)
  • Glenfell (1820)
  • The Steam-Boat (1822)
  • The Gathering of the West (1823)
  • The Book of Life (1831)
  • The Black Ferry (variant of The Book of Life)
  • The Radical (novel, sequel to The Member) (1832)
  • Eben Erskine or The Traveller (3 volumes) (1833)
  • The Ouranoulagos or The Celestial Volume (1833)
  • Literary Life and Miscellanies (3 volumes) (1834)
  • A Contribution to the Greenock Calamity Fund (1834)
  • Efforts by an Invalid (1835)

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