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Collins, Charles Allston 1828-1873

Overview
Works: 158 works in 238 publications in 2 languages and 666 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  Short stories  Exercises, recitations, etc  Domestic fiction  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PR4564, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Charles Allston Collins
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces an array of characters, from the sinister to the comic, and moves to a haunting climax in an atmospheric murder mystery that features the seemingly benevolent John Jasper, a secret opium addict, and his relationship with his newly engaged nephew, Edwin Drood
Somebody's luggage by Charles Dickens( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"My family-name is Blue-Beard! I'm going to open Somebody's Luggage all alone in the Secret Chamber -- and not a female eye catches sight of the contents!" Such a mystery! On the first day of the year 1857, a man left his inn and requested his luggage be ready when he called for it -- then never called. Nor paid his small bill. Christopher, a Waiter (one of a large family of Waiters, dignified and dedicated in their trade) is made the offer years later -- won't he pay the small bill? And have the mystery all to himself? In this delightful tale from Dickens, Christopher discovers more than just ordinary travel-goods, when he opens those long-locked valises!
A cruise upon wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

16 editions published between 1862 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens( Book )

2 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arriving at Mugby Junction in an attempt to escape his unhappy past, a solitary traveller befriends a workman and his invalid daughter. With their help he sets his sights on discovering which of the seven lines of the Junction will most aid him in his journey of escape. In exploring one such line, he meets 'the woman he had lost', only to return to Mugby Junction once this situation has been played out. Staying there, and continuing his friendship with the workman and his daughter, he collects together the multifarious stories he hears around the Junction."--Cover
At the bar : a tale by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

10 editions published between 1866 and 1977 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eye-witness and his evidence about many wonderful things by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cruise upon wheels : the chronicle of some Autumn wandering among the deserted post roads of France by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

12 editions published in 1874 in English and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bar sinister : a tale by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

7 editions published between 1864 and 1868 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new sentimental journey by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

8 editions published between 1859 and 1977 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strathcairn by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

6 editions published in 1864 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas stories by Charles Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty one stories first published in Household words successor
A cruise upon wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seeing is Believing." The Eye-Witness, and his evidence about many wonderful things. [Reprinted from "All the Year Round."] by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A natural history of birds, fishes, etc. by Theodore Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bar Sinister : a Tale. In 2 Volumes by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 1864 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cruise upon wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France by Charles Allston Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berengaria's Alarm for the Safety of Her Husband Richard the Lionheart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This painting shows Berengaria of Navarre, the wife of King Richard I, showing concern over the safety of her husband. Berengaria accompanied her husband during the first part of the Third Crusade, but they left separately; she returned to Europe far in advance of her husband. Upon hearing that he had been taken hostage by the Holy Roman Emperor, she attempted to help raise the funds for his release, but it would be his mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, that would succeed in securing her son's release
Spooks in your cupboard : a collection of ghost stories by nineteenth century British authors: Charles Allston Collins, Charles Dickens ... by Kay Pankey( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Brussels], to his mother, Harriet Collins by Charles Allston Collins( )

1 edition published in 1861 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mentioning that he is hard at work on his book, A cruise upon wheels; telling her they are likely to return via Calais and Dover and giving details of their travel plans; sending his regards to Henry Bullar
Fontainebleau, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Charles Allston Collins( )

1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling her they [Charles and his wife, Kate Dickens Collins] have arrived in Fontainebleau and are once more traveling by carriole because he "succeeded in getting another horse"; describing how he purchased the horse; mentioning Henry Bullar; raving about how "delightful" the journey has been; giving her their intended route and asking her to send a letter to Dijon
 
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Alternative Names
Allston Collins, Charles

Charles Allston Collins

Charles Allston Collins britischer Maler und Schriftsteller

Charles Allston Collins Brits kunstschilder

Charles Allston Collins peintre préraphaélite

Charles Allston Collins pittore e scrittore inglese

Коллинз, Чарльз Олстон

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Languages
English (112)

German (4)

Covers
Somebody's luggage