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Leech, John 1817-1864

Overview
Works: 680 works in 2,067 publications in 5 languages and 16,815 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  History  Ghost stories  Humor  Outlines and syllabi  Fairy tales  Bibliography  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Artist, Printer, Creator
Classifications: PR4572, FIC
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A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )

151 editions published between 1843 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,308 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 Ingoldsby legends, or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby( Book )

95 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text features three series of short stories and one of miscellaneous poems. The short stories feature characters who possess intriguing names, such as Madam Witherspoon and Bloudie Jackie of Shrewsberrie. Stories include the Lady Rohesia and the Leech of Folkestone. Poems include the Truants, the Poplar, and, Hermann or the Broken Spear
Handley Cross : or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

85 editions published between 1800 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The adventures of John Jorrocks, an eccentric grocer turned master of fox hounds."--Ask.com
The comic history of England by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

55 editions published between 1840 and 1975 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A'Beckett and Leech were original contributors to "Punch, or the London Charivari" magazine, established 1841. It became the famous "Punch" magazine and remained in publication to 2002. A'Beckett also wrote editorials for a similar concept magazine, "Figaro in London" that ceased publication in 1839. "In commencing this work, the object of the Author was, as he stated in the Prospectus, to blend amusement with instruction, by serving up, in as palatable a shape as he could, the facts of English History. He pledged himself not to sacrifice the substance to the seasoning; and though he has certainly been a little free in the use of his sauce, he hopes that he has not produced a mere hash on the present occasion. His object has been to furnish something which may be allowed to take its place as a standing at the library table, and which, though light, may not be found devoid of nutriment."--Preface
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

67 editions published between 1800 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 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 )

32 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ask mamma"; or, The richest commoner in England by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

51 editions published between 1800 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 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
Pictures of life & character by John Leech( Book )

77 editions published between 1853 and 1905 in English and German and held by 367 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
"Plain or ringlets?" by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

39 editions published between 1800 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 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 battle of life : a love story by Charles Dickens( Book )

9 editions published between 1846 and 1914 in English and held by 318 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]
The chimes : a goblin story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in by Charles Dickens( Book )

19 editions published between 1845 and 1914 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas story
The book of ballads by Theodore Martin( Book )

38 editions published between 1845 and 1986 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1846 and 2011 in English and held by 225 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 )

7 editions published between 1848 and 1914 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chemist named Redlaw has lost his sister and feels terrible guilt and sorrow over the incident. Redlaw is a kind and giving person but appears to others to be 'a haunted man'; what haunts him is his specter of guilt. This ghost offers to remove his pain and suffering. The result is that Redlaw becomes indifferent and morose without care for others. His presence is enough to make others uncaring. Redlaw, hearing sweet music on Christmas morning, again meets with his haunter. All the evil he has done is reversed by Milly Swidgers, who leads Redlaw to appreciate his sorrow as a devise for forgiving the wrongs done to us by life. Understanding this, Redlaw forgives the loss of his sister and allays the ghost's curse
The comic Latin grammar, a new and facetious introduction to the Latin tongue by Percival Leigh( Book )

19 editions published between 1840 and 2009 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Disraeli. Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G by Percival Leigh( Book )

14 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1864 and 1887 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Facey Romford's hounds by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

17 editions published between 1865 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facey is a trickster who takes advantage of society's greed and gullibility, and gets away with it. This brisk, entertaining novel is the sequel to Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour
The comic English grammar : a new and facetious introduction to the English tongue by Percival Leigh( Book )

20 editions published between 1840 and 1989 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Leech; his life and work by William Powell Frith( Book )

3 editions published between 1881 and 1891 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Christmas carol
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

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Mr. Sponge's sporting tourThe comic history of Rome"Plain or ringlets?"