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

Overview
Works: 630 works in 1,596 publications in 4 languages and 16,047 library holdings
Genres: Personal correspondence  Fiction  History  Gothic fiction  Sources  Biographies  Bibliography  Autobiographies  Horror fiction  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Composer, Speaker, Correspondent, Contributor, Compiler, Former owner
Classifications: PR3757.W2, 823.6
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Most widely held works about W. S Lewis
 
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Most widely held works by W. S Lewis
The castle of Otranto; a Gothic story by Horace Walpole( Book )

111 editions published between 1069 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walpole's novel, the earliest and most influential of the Gothic novels, was first published in 1764. Purporting to be a translation of an Italian story from the time of the Crusades, it was an attempt by its author to "blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern." Walpole gives us a series of catastrophes, ghostly interventions, revelations of identity, and exciting contests. The novel is crammed with invention, entertainment, terror, and pathos
Three tours through London in the years 1748, 1776, 1797 by W. S Lewis( Book )

16 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes the sights, sounds, smells, poverty and magnificence of London in 1748, 1776, and 1797 as a travelor would have experienced
Horace Walpole by W. S Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected letters of Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole( Book )

11 editions published between 1926 and 1973 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A selection of the famous letters of Horace Walpole, the eighteenth-century English writer, art historian, antiquarian, and politician, newly edited by Stephen Clarke and arranged thematically for the general reader"
Collector's progress by W. S Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of the [author's] Walpole collection."
The Yale edition of Horace Walpole's correspondence by Horace Walpole( Book )

18 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole by W. S Lewis( Book )

26 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the life of Horace Walpole (1717-1797), fourth Earl of Orford by W. S Lewis( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yale collections by W. S Lewis( Book )

20 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Rev. William Cole by Horace Walpole( Book )

23 editions published between 1937 and 1970 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Sir Horace Mann by Horace Walpole( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Madame du Deffand and Wiart by Horace Walpole( Book )

27 editions published between 1939 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of Horace Walpole by Allen T Hazen( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Countess of Upper Ossory by Horace Walpole( Book )

14 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton by Horace Walpole( Book )

25 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Mary and Agnes Berry and Barbara Cecilia Seton by Horace Walpole( Book )

22 editions published between 1944 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Sir David Dalrymple by Horace Walpole( Book )

24 editions published between 1951 and 1977 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Walpole family by Horace Walpole( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with George Montagu by Horace Walpole( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 1970 in English and held by 280 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 )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The castle of Otranto; a Gothic story
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Alternative Names
Lewis W.S.

Lewis, W.S. 1895-1979

Lewis, W. S. Lady

Lewis, Wilmarth

Lewis, Wilmarth 1895-1979

Lewis, Wilmarth S.

Lewis, Wilmarth S. 1895-1979

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

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon 1895-

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon 1895-1979

Sheldon Lewis, Wilmarth

Sheldon Lewis, Wilmarth 1895-1979

W. S. L.

Languages
English (458)

French (4)

German (1)

Italian (1)