G. F. Maine

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G. F. Maine
Born George Frederick Maine
Occupation Editor
Nationality Scottish
Period 1947–1977
Subject British Literature
Notable works A Book of Scotland

George Frederick Maine is a Scottish author and editor.

Most of his work was leather-bound, and published by Collins.


  • A Book of Scotland (1950, 51, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 69, 81)
    ISBN 0-904002-67-5
  • A Book of Daily Readings: Passages in prose and verse for solace and meditation (1953, 1990)
  • The Life and Teachings of the Master (1953)
  • The Life and Teachings of Christ (1953, 1970)
  • Great Thoughts Birthday Book (1977)


Title Author Introduction Publication Dates
Songs from Robert Burns 1759–1796 Robert Burns G. F. Maine 1947, 1967, 1973
My Lady of the Chimney Corner Alexander H. Irvine 1948, 1966
A Shakespeare Anthology William Shakespeare G. F. Maine 1948, 1964, 1995
The Works of Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde G. F. Maine 1949,50,52,54,57,61
Kenilworth Sir Walter Scott Sir H.J.C. Grierson 1952
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (Collins Classics, 632) Tobias Smollett V. S. Pritchett 1954
Poems and Songs of Robert Burns Robert Burns James Barke 1955
The Imitation of Christ Thomas à Kempis G. F. Maine 1955
The Life of the Buddha L. Adams Beck G. F. Maine 1957
New Gem Dictionary Anne Scott 1959
Collins Little Gem Dictionary (Latin-English, English-Latin) D. A. Kidd 1964
The Greatest Thing in the World and 21 other Addresses Henry Drummond J. Y. Simpson 1966
Italian (Collins' Pocket Interpreters) Isopel May 1966
Tennyson Birthday Book Alfred Tennyson 1967
Essays and Poems Ralph Waldo Emerson Delancey Ferguson 1967, 1997
The Complete Works of Shakespeare:
  • Volume I, Comedies
  • Volume II, Histories
  • Volume III, Tragedies
  • Volume IV, Tragedies & Poems
William Shakespeare 1968, 1969
Dombey and Son Charles Dickens Mark Whyte 1974
Villette Charlotte Brontë Phyllis Bentley 1975
Lorna Doone R. D. Blackmore L. A. G. Strong 1977
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë Bonamy Dobrée 1977