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Leech, John 1817-1864

Overview
Works: 777 works in 2,494 publications in 7 languages and 18,319 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Juvenile works  History  Christmas fiction  Humor  Outlines and syllabi  Short stories  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Printer, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR4572, 823.8
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A Christmas carol : in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens( Book )

112 editions published between 1843 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic 1843 tale by Charles Dickens has all your favorite characters in their original telling: Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and the rest. This beautiful hard cover edition includes the original illustrations, in full color, by John Leech. The cover is also very close to the original. All in all, if you want to read 'A Christmas Carol' as nearly as it was when it was first written, this edition is for you"--Amazon.com
The Ingoldsby legends : or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby( Book )

116 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of religious practice by African Americans and the development of religious institutions, regional movements, and important personalities from the time of slavery up to the twentieth century
The annotated Christmas carol : a Christmas carol in prose by Charles Dickens( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated annotator of "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" has now prepared a new edition of the Dickens classic and includes the history of the book's evolution
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

75 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Sponge is his name; fox-hunting and fortune-hunting are his game. Yep -- like Becky Sharp, he's an anti-hero. This fun and funny 1853 novel gives us an unromantic but not unsympathetic look at post-Regency England from top to bottom, through sports."--Internet archive
The comic history of Rome by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

37 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a highly entertaining history of Rome guaranteed to make learning Roman history easy
Handley Cross : or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

65 editions published between 1843 and 1996 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The adventures of John Jorrocks, an eccentric grocer turned master of fox hounds."--Ask.com
A Christmas carol : being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens( Book )

71 editions published between 1844 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De geschiedenis van een oude vrek die op kerstavond in het 19-eeuwse Londen door drie geesten zijn levensloop voorgeschoteld krijgt, waardoor hij zijn manier van leven verandert
"Plain or ringlets?" by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

44 editions published between 1800 and 1986 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The heroine of the story is the beautiful Rosa McDermott, who has 'grown up in a sort of neighbourly intimacy' with the rich Jasper Goldsmith 'that would most likelyhave ended in a common matter-of-course match'. However, during a visit to Roseberry Rocks, a fashionable watering-place, a gipsy prophesies that she will meet her future husband that day, and shortly afterwards she meets the dashing John Bunting. But which of them will Rosa marry?"--IPGbook
The book of ballads by Theodore Martin( Book )

41 editions published between 1845 and 1986 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First ed. published 1845. Parody of the leading poetry of the day, particularly Tennyson's. First ed. illustrated by "Crowquill" (A. H. Forrester). Later eds. supplemented by illustrations by Doyle and Leech
"Ask mamma"; or, The richest commoner in England by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

47 editions published between 1800 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A satirical look at Victorian society, their manners, mores and class rigidity. The son of the family, the central character of the book, hazs many hurdles to overcome in pursuit of a happy ending."--Goodreads
The comic history of England by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

38 editions published between 1848 and 1897 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious history of England contains numerous illustrations
The battle of life : a love story by Charles Dickens( Book )

10 editions published between 1846 and 1914 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Life: A Love Story is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in 1846. It is the fourth of his five "Christmas Books", preceded by A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), The Cricket on the Hearth (1845) and followed by The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain (1848). The setting is an English village that stands on the site of an historic battle. Some characters refer to the battle as a metaphor for the struggles of life, hence the title. The Battle of Life is the only one of the five Christmas Books that has no supernatural or explicitly religious elements. The story bears some resemblance to The Cricket on the Hearth in two respects: it has a non-urban setting, and it is resolved with a romantic twist. It is even less of a social novel than is Cricket. As is typical with Dickens, the ending is a happy one. Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular. Dickens was regarded as the literary colossus of his age. His 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol, is one of the most influential works ever written, and it remains popular and continues to inspire adaptations in every artistic genre. Set in London and Paris, his 1859 novel, A Tale of Two Cities, is the best selling novel of all time. His creative genius has been praised by fellow writers - from Leo Tolstoy to George Orwell and G.K. Chesterton - for its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism. [Elib]
A Christmas carol: the original manuscript by Charles Dickens( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The chimes by Charles Dickens( Book )

21 editions published between 1845 and 1914 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In, a short novel by Charles Dickens, was written and published in 1844, one year after A Christmas Carol and one year before The Cricket on the Hearth. It is the second in his series of "Christmas books": five short books with strong social and moral messages that he published during the 1840s.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pictures of life & character by John Leech( Book )

48 editions published between 1853 and 2016 in English and German and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic history of England by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

39 editions published between 1800 and 1907 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cricket on the hearth, a fairy tale of home by Charles Dickens( Book )

19 editions published between 1846 and 1914 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly boarder who is really a young man in disguise threatens the happy home of John and Dot one Christmas in England in the mid 1800s
The haunted man and the ghost's bargain : a fancy for Christmas-time by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1848 and 1914 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redlaw is a teacher of chemistry who often broods over wrongs done him and grief from his past. He is haunted by a spirit, who is not so much a ghost as Redlaw's phantom twin and is "an awful likeness of himself ... with his features, and his bright eyes, and his grizzled hair, and dressed in the gloomy shadow of his dress ..." This specter appears and proposes to Redlaw that he can allow him to "forget the sorrow, wrong, and trouble you have known ... to cancel their remembrance ..." Redlaw is hesitant at first, but finally agrees. However, before the spirit vanishes it imposes an additional consequence: "The gift that I have given you, you shall give again, go where you will." (Source: Wikipedia) [Publit]
Pictures of life and character : from the collection of Mr. Punch by John Leech( Book )

83 editions published between 1854 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The appearance of Pictures of life and character between March 1853 and October 1854, brought him [Leech] even wider fame. In these oblong quarter books, his best Punch work was gathered together for another audience who did not know his engravings in the magazine; a cosmorama of squires, huntsmen, pretty housemaids, urchins, querulous spinsters and swells met inside these covers to divert thousands of Victorian families."--Houfe, on the original edition
Benjamin Disraeli. Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G by Percival Leigh( Book )

20 editions published between 1878 and 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The annotated Christmas carol : a Christmas carol in prose
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The annotated Christmas carol : a Christmas carol in proseMr. Sponge's sporting tourThe comic history of RomeA Christmas carol : being a ghost story of Christmas"Plain or ringlets?"A Christmas carol: the original manuscript
Alternative Names
John I Leech

John Leech

John Leech britischer Zeichner und Karikaturist

John Leech Brits karikaturist (1817-1864)

John Leech English caricaturist and illustrator

John Leech illustratore inglese

John Leech rysownik angielski

Leech.

Leech, J.

Leech, J. 1817-1864

Leech, J. (John), 1817-1864

Leech, John I

Лич, Джон

ג'ון ליץ'

ジョン・リーチ

Languages
English (1,000)

Spanish (16)

German (13)

Polish (4)

Italian (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)