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

Overview
Works: 103 works in 193 publications in 4 languages and 1,606 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Parodies, imitations, etc  Elegiac poetry, Latin  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Author, Translator, tra
Classifications: PA6274, 874.01
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The Thousand and one quarters of an hour (Tartarian tales) by Thomas-Simon Gueullette( Book )

26 editions published between 1893 and 1914 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le XVIIIe siècle se passionne pour la féerie, l'écriture se déguise et ordonne des contes habillés à l'orientale. C'est à ce déguisement qu'appartiennent "Les Mille et un quart d'heure" d'un des plus grands conteurs du siècle des lumières, qui composa cette longue toile de féeries
The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

9 editions published between 1894 and 1928 in English 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
Letters from Aubrey Beardsley to Leonard Smithers by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

4 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

188 letters, all but three to Smithers
The book of The Thousand Nights and a Night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

12 editions published between 1874 and 1897 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her
The transmigrations of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam (Chinese tales) by Thomas-Simon Gueullette( Book )

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

English fiction imitating Oriental tales
The Pierrot of the minute : a dramatic phantasy in one act by Ernest Christopher Dowson( Book )

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

Oriental tales( Book )

11 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 47 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 28 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 24 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 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

The harlot's house : a poem by Oscar Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decorated manuscript transcript by Walter Ledge, with a similar transcript of "Fantaisies decoratives."
Priapeia, sive, Diversorum poetarum in Priapum lusus, or, Sportive epigrams on Priapus( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 15 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

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 poems of Catullus by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Catullus, who lived during some of the most interesting and tumultuous years of the late Roman Republic, spent his short but intense life (?84-54 B.C.E) in high Roman society, rubbing shoulders with various cultural and political luminaries including Cesar, Cicero, and Pompey, Catullus's poetry is by turns ribald, lyric, romantic, satirical; sometimes obscene and always intelligent, it offers us vivid pictures of the poet's friends, enemies, and lovers. The verses to his friends are bitchy, funny, and affectionate; those to his enemies are often wonderfully nasty. Many poems brilliantly evoke his passionate affair with Lesbia, often identified as Clodia Metelli, a femme fatale ten years his senior and the smart adulterous wife of an arrogant aristocrat, who Cicero later claimed she poisoned." "This new bilingual translation of Catullus's surviving poems by Peter Green adheres to the principle that the rhythm of a poem, whether familiar or not, is among the most crucial elements for its full appreciation. Green has therefore translated all the poems - lyric, elegiac, choliambic - into stress equivalents of the original meters, and each poem appears opposite its Latin original. He also provides an essay on the poet's life and literary background, a historical sketch of the politically fraught late Roman Republic in which Catullus lived, copious notes on the poems, a wide-ranging bibliography for further reading, and a full glossary. This edition is thus designed to bring the great pleasures of these poems to as wide an audience as possible."--Jacket
The dragon of St. Paul's : in three episodes by Reginald Bacchus( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Savoy : complete in three volumes : price one guinea nett by Aubrey Beardsley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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 (117)

German (2)

French (2)

Latin (1)

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