Hugh Miller Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Letters on the Herring Fishing in the Moray Firth (letters) 1829

Poems, Written in the Leisure Hours of a Journeyman Mason (poetry) 1829

Scenes and Legends of the North of Scotland; or, The Traditional History of Cromarty (folklore) 1835

The Whiggism of the Old School, as Exemplified by the Past History and Present Policies of the Church of Scotland (journalism) 1839

The Old Red Sandstone; or, New Walks in an Old Field (nonfiction) 1841; revised as The Old Red Sandstone; or, New Walks in an Old Field, to Which Is Appended a Series of Geological Papers Read before the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh 1858

Foot-prints of the Creator; or The Asterolepis of Stromness (nonfiction) 1849

*My Schools and Schoolmasters; or The Story of My Education (autobiography) 1854

The Testimony of the Rocks; or, Geology and Its Bearings on the Two Theologies (nonfiction) 1857

The Cruise of the Betsey; or, A Summer Ramble among the Fossilferous Deposits of the Hebrides, with Rambles of a Geologist; or, Ten Thousand Miles of the Fossilferous Deposits of Scotland (nonfiction) 1858

Sketch-book of Popular Geology: Being a Series of Lectures Delivered before the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh (lectures) 1859; expanded as Popular Geology: A Series of Lectures Read before the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh, with Descriptive Sketches from a Geologist's Portfolio 1860

The Headship of Christ, and the Rights of the Christian People (essays) 1861

Essays: Historical and Biographical, Political and Social, Literary and Scientific (essays) 1862

Tales and Sketches (folklore and sketches) 1863

Edinburgh and Its Neighborhood, Geological and Historical, with the Geology of the Bass Rock (essays) 1864

Leading Articles on Various Subjects (essays) 1870

Works. 13 vols. (autobiography, essays, folklore, nonfiction, and journalism) 1870-79

*This work has also been published under the titles An Autobiography: My Schools and Schoolmasters; or, The Story of My Education and My Schools and Schoolmasters; or, The Story of My Education: An Autobiography.

†This work has also been published under the title The Witness Papers: Headship of Christ and the Rights of the Christian People, A Collection of Essays, Historical and Descriptive Sketches, and Personal Portraitures.