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Leech, John 1817-1864

Overview
Works: 921 works in 2,853 publications in 7 languages and 21,400 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas fiction  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  History  Novellas  Picture books  Abridgments  Humor 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Other, Printer, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR4572, 823.8
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The Ingoldsby legends : or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby( Book )

128 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and held by 965 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
A Christmas carol : in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens( Book )

113 editions published between 1843 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

79 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was a murky October day that the hero of our tale, Mr Sponge, or Soapey Sponge, as his good-natured friends call him, was seen mizzling along Oxford Street, wending his way to the west." So begins the marvellous tale of Mr. Sponge, or rather the tales of the many characters which feature so vividly in this delightful volume."--Goodreads
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 725 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 )

75 editions published between 1847 and 1897 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious history of England contains 20 coloured etchings and 200 woodcuts
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )

69 editions published between 1843 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' classic holiday tale of a miser who learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The comic history of Rome by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

44 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a highly entertaining history of Rome guaranteed to make learning Roman history easy
A Christmas carol: the original manuscript by Charles Dickens( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
Handley Cross : or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

73 editions published between 1843 and 1996 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1843 and 2015 in English and held by 499 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 )

49 editions published between 1800 and 1986 in English and held by 474 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 )

48 editions published between 1845 and 1986 in English and held by 474 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 )

45 editions published between 1800 and 1939 in English and held by 445 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
Crime, protest, community, and police in nineteenth-century Britain by David J. V Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

...[T]his study is concerned with the nature of crime in nineteenth-century Britain. It also deals with the response of the community and the police authorities, thus contributing significantly to our re-discovery of the world and history of crime, and to our understanding of the motives and treatment of offenders. -- Jacket flap
Pictures of life & character by John Leech( Book )

56 editions published between 1853 and 2016 in English and German and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of life : a love story by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1846 and 1914 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curl up with this heartwarming tale of redemption from the master of the happy ending, Charles Dickens. A great read at Christmas-time or whenever you could use some uplifting lighter fare, The Battle of Life is a fast-paced tale that you'll finish with a smile on your face and renewed faith in the inherent goodness of humanity
The chimes by Charles Dickens( Book )

26 editions published between 1844 and 2017 in English and German and held by 316 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
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 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted man focuses on chemistry professor Redlaw, those close to him, a spirit who haunts him and the spirit of the holidays, similar to A Christmas Carol
The cricket on the hearth : a fairy tale of home by Charles Dickens( Book )

13 editions published between 1846 and 1901 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic Latin grammar, a new and facetious introduction to the Latin tongue by Percival Leigh( Book )

17 editions published between 1840 and 2016 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The annotated Christmas carol : a Christmas carol in prose
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Mr. Sponge's sporting tourThe annotated Christmas carol : a Christmas carol in proseA Christmas carolThe comic history of RomeA Christmas carol: the original manuscriptA Christmas carol : a ghost story of Christmas"Plain or ringlets?"
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'

존 리치

ジョン・リーチ

約翰·李奇

Languages
English (964)

German (11)

Italian (4)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)