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Leech, John 1817-1864

Overview
Works: 841 works in 2,571 publications in 7 languages and 19,084 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Juvenile works  Christmas fiction  History  Novellas  Abridgments  Humor  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Other, Printer, Creator
Classifications: PR4572, 823.8
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Most widely held works about John Leech
 
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A Christmas carol : in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens( Book )

102 editions published between 1843 and 2016 in English and held by 926 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 Richard H Barham( Book )

116 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written supposedly by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, actually a pen-name of an English clergyman named Richard Harris Barham ... Although based on real legends and mythology, chiefly Kentish, such as the 'hand of glory', they are mostly deliberately humorous parodies or pastiches of medieval folklore and poetry"--Wikipedia, November 19, 2018
The annotated Christmas carol : a Christmas carol in prose by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 721 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
The comic history of England by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

77 editions published between 1800 and 1907 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious history of England contains 20 coloured etchings and 200 woodcuts
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

71 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 662 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 )

41 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and held by 614 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 )

68 editions published between 1843 and 1996 in English and held by 590 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 )

65 editions published between 1843 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
"Plain or ringlets?" by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

41 editions published between 1800 and 1986 in English and held by 462 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 )

40 editions published between 1845 and 1986 in English and held by 444 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 )

44 editions published between 1800 and 1949 in English and held by 414 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
A Christmas carol : a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens( )

18 editions published between 1843 and 2015 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The battle of life : a love story by Charles Dickens( Book )

9 editions published between 1846 and 1914 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas love story and the only one of Dickens' Christmas stories without a supernatural theme, is about a group of philosophical friends who meet over breakfast in the woods to discuss the serious questions of life while the four daughters of one of them sing dance naturally. It's a book about the virtues of a regular, decent, simple life not stifled by the harshness of ideas. An entertaining and cheerfully uplifting love story, perfect reading for the holiday season. [Publit]
A Christmas carol: the original manuscript by Charles Dickens( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 326 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 )

23 editions published between 1844 and 1914 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirits of the steeple bells appear to take Toby Veck on a New Years Eve journey during which he discovers all that he has to be grateful for. The Chimes was written by Dickens for the Christmas season of 1844
Pictures of life & character by John Leech( Book )

52 editions published between 1853 and 2016 in English and German and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted man and the ghost's bargain : a fancy for Christmas-time by Charles Dickens( Book )

9 editions published between 1848 and 1914 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is more about the spirit of the holidays than about the holidays themselves. The tale centers around a Professor Redlaw and those close to him. So if you enjoy a thoughtful Christmas story this is for you
The cricket on the hearth, a fairy tale of home by Charles Dickens( Book )

18 editions published between 1845 and 1891 in English and held by 241 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 comic Latin grammar, a new and facetious introduction to the Latin tongue by Percival Leigh( Book )

18 editions published between 1840 and 2016 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Leech's pictures of life and character by John Leech( Book )

29 editions published between 1854 and 2018 in English and held by 194 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 : a ghost story of ChristmasA 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 (929)

German (9)

Polish (4)

Italian (3)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)