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Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon) 1895-1979

Overview
Works: 473 works in 1,014 publications in 2 languages and 15,210 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Sources  History  Bibliography  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrations  Horror tales 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Correspondent, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PR3757.W2, 928.2
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The castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole ( Book )
80 editions published between 1069 and 2008 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published pseudonymously in 1764, The Castle of Otranto purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades. In it Walpole attempted, as he declared in the Preface to the second edition, 'to blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern'. He gives us a series of catastrophes, ghostly interventions, revelations of identity, and exciting contests. Crammed with invention, entertainment, terror, and pathos, the novel was an immediate success and Walpole's own favourite among his numerous works. His friend, the poet Thomas Gray, wrote that he and his family, having read Otranto, were now 'afraid to go to bed o' nights'. The novel is here reprinted from the text of 1798, the last that Walpole himself prepared for press
Horace Walpole by W. S Lewis ( Book )
30 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three tours through London in the years 1748, 1776, 1797 by W. S Lewis ( Book )
14 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected letters of Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole ( Book )
9 editions published between 1926 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collector's progress by W. S Lewis ( Book )
14 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Story of the [author's] Walpole collection."
The Yale edition of Horace Walpole's correspondence by Horace Walpole ( Book )
21 editions published between 1937 and 1955 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This digital resource provides free online access tot the complete 48 volumes of "The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence" (Yale University Press, 1937-1983). Users can browse pages as well as search the text for keywords. In addition they can browse by date of correspondence, name of correspondent, illustrations and appendices
A selection of the letters of Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole ( Book )
7 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to the life of Horace Walpole (1717-1797), fourth Earl of Orford by W. S Lewis ( Book )
6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with Sir Horace Mann by Horace Walpole ( Book )
19 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Rev. William Cole by Horace Walpole ( Book )
10 editions published between 1937 and 1970 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of Horace Walpole by Allen T Hazen ( Book )
4 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Yale collections by W. S Lewis ( Book )
14 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with Sir David Dalrymple by Horace Walpole ( Book )
19 editions published between 1951 and 1977 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Countess of Upper Ossory by Horace Walpole ( Book )
8 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Chatterton, Michael Lort, John Pinkerton, John Fenn and Mrs. Fenn, William Bewley [and] Nathaniel Hillier by Horace Walpole ( Book )
19 editions published between 1951 and 1975 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton by Horace Walpole ( Book )
14 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with George Montagu by Horace Walpole ( Book )
13 editions published between 1941 and 1970 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with George Selwyn, Lord Lincoln, Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, Henry Fox [and] Richard Edgcumbe by Horace Walpole ( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with John Chute, Richard Bentley, the Earl of Strafford, Sir William Hamilton, the Earl and Countess Harcourt [and] George Hardinge by Horace Walpole ( Book )
8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horace Walpole's correspondence with Madame du Deffand and Wiart by Horace Walpole ( Book )
8 editions published between 1939 and 1970 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, W. S.
Lewis, W. S. 1895-1979
Lewis, W. S. Lady
Lewis, Wilmarth 1895-1979
Lewis, Wilmarth S.
Lewis, Wilmarth S. 1895-1979
Lewis, Wilmarth S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979
Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon 1895-
Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon 1895-1979
Sheldon Lewis, Wilmarth 1895-1979
W. S. L.
Languages
English (349)
German (1)
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