#1 Rae, John, 1845-1915, author of The life of Adam Smith (LC 86828378)
#2 Rae, John, author of Martin Luther, written in 1986; cannot identify with any of the other John Raes.
#3 Rae, John, 1931- author of The Custard boys (LC 80057350)
#4 Rae, John, 1882-1963, author of Granny Goose (LC 85368059) - also illustrator of many books
#5 Rae, John, 1944-1988, author of The engineer in history (LC 93046652)
#6 Rae, John, 1813-1893, author of The Arctic journals (LC 85350802)
#7 Rae, John, 1796-1872, author of Statement of some new principles on the subject of political economy (LC 88130623)
#8 Rae, John, 1813-1900, Sydney public servant, author and painter.