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Smithers, Leonard C. (Leonard Charles) 1861-1907

Overview
Works: 104 works in 201 publications in 4 languages and 1,653 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Folklore  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Elegiac poetry, Latin  Biography  Literature 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Translator, Author, Other
Classifications: PJ7715, 398.21
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Most widely held works about Leonard C Smithers
 
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Most widely held works by Leonard C Smithers
The Thousand and one quarters of an hour (Tartarian tales) by Thomas-Simon Gueullette( Book )

25 editions published between 1893 and 1914 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Aubrey Beardsley to Leonard Smithers by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

5 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

188 letters, all but three to Smithers
The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

11 editions published between 1894 and 2007 in English and Latin and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaius Valerius Catullus (ca. 84 BC - ca. 54 BC) was a Roman poet. His surviving works are still read widely, and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1874 and 1904 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the most famous and representative of these tales from the plain and literal translations by Richard F. Burton; the stories have been chosen and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf and are printed complete and unabridged with many of Burton's notes; introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman
The transmigrations of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam (Chinese tales) by Thomas-Simon Gueullette( Book )

12 editions published between 1844 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English fiction imitating Oriental tales
The Pierrot of the minute by Ernest Christopher Dowson( Book )

3 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oriental tales( Book )

12 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second book of fifty drawings by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handsome book contains a series of 50 black and white drawings by Aubrey Beardsley
The ballad of Reading gaol by Oscar Wilde( Book )

2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript with many revisions, and the addition of three stanzas, in Wilde's hand. Prepared for the publisher, Leonard Smithers, ca. October 1887
The soul of man under socialism by Oscar Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soul of Man under Socialism is an 1891 essay by Oscar Wilde. Wilde puts forth the argument that within a capitalist system "the majority of people spoil their lives by an unhealthy and exaggerated altruism - are forced, indeed, so to spoil them"--That the necessity of solving the problems that capitalism creates draws away the talent that could otherwise be used to fulfill one's potential. In taking the the cause of this away
The harlot's house : a poem by Oscar Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decorated manuscript transcript by Walter Ledge, with a similar transcript of "Fantaisies decoratives."
The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus : now first completely Englished into verse and prose by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

9 editions published in 1894 in English and Latin and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priapeia, sive, Diversorum poetarum in Priapum lusus, or, Sportive epigrams on Priapus( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Smithers from Aubrey Beardsley by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catvilli Carmina by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catullus is a companion of lovers and of those whom love has disappointed. He is also a satirical and epigrammatic writer who savagely consoles with laughter. Carmina captures in English both the mordant, scathing wit and also the concise tenderness, the famous love for reluctant Lesbia who is made present in these new versions. A range of English metres and rhymes evokes the many modes and moods of this most engaging, erotic and influential of Latin poets. Of Len Krisak's translations of Horace, Frederic Raphael writes, ‘[He] enables us both to enjoy a fresh voice and to hear (and see), very
The book of the thousand nights and a night( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon of St. Paul's : in three episodes by Reginald Bacchus( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of rare books offered for sale by Leonard C Smithers( Book )

4 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Priapeia, sive, Diversorum poetarum in Priapum lusus, or, Sportive epigrams on Priapus
Alternative Names
Leonard Smithers Brits uitgever (1861-1907)

Leonard Smithers editore inglese

Leonard Smithers English pornographer

Smithers, Leon C. 1861-1907

Smithers, Leonard C. 1861-1907

Smithers, Leonard Charles 1861-1907

Languages
English (126)

Latin (2)

German (2)

French (2)

Covers
Priapeia, sive, Diversorum poetarum in Priapum lusus, or, Sportive epigrams on Priapus