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The Essays Of Elia

£6.99

Product description

Undated but research suggests c1906.

The following essays are included in the collection:
"The South-Sea House"
"Oxford In The Vacation"
"Christ's Hospital Five-And-Thirty Years Ago"
"The Two Races Of Men"
"New Year's Eve"
"Mrs Battle's Opinions On Whist"
"A Chapter On Ears"
"All Fools' Day"
"A Quakers' Meeting"
"The Old and The New Schoolmaster"
"Valentine's Day"
"Imperfect Sympathies"
"Witches And Other Night-Fears"
"My Relations"
"Mackery End, In Hertfordshire"
"Modern Gallantry"
"The Old Benchers Of The Inner Temple"
"Grace Before Meat"
"My First Play"
"Dream-Children; A Reverie"
"Distant Correspondents"
"The Praise Of Chimney-Sweepers"
"A Complaint Of The Decay Of Beggars In The Metropolis"
"A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig"
"A Bachelor's Complaint Of the Behaviour Of Married People"
"On Some Of The Old Actors"
"On The Artificial Comedy Of The Last Century"
"On The Acting Of Munden".
"Blakesmoor in H——shire"
"Poor Relations"
"Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading"
"Stage Illusion"
"To the Shade of Elliston"
"Ellistoniana"
"The Old Margate Hoy"
"The Convalescent"
"Sanity of True Genius"
"Captain Jackson"
"The Superannuated Man"
"The Genteel Style of Writing"
"Barbara S——
"The Tombs in the Abbey"
"Amicus Redivivus"
"Some Sonnets of Sir Philip Sidney"
"Newspapers Thirty-Five Years Ago"
"Barrenness of the Imaginative Faculty in the Productions of Modern Art"
"The Wedding"
VG pages, some edge and board wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Lamb, Charles
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
c1906
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
334
Publisher:
Walter Scott

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About this item

Undated but research suggests c1906.

The following essays are included in the collection:
"The South-Sea House"
"Oxford In The Vacation"
"Christ's Hospital Five-And-Thirty Years Ago"
"The Two Races Of Men"
"New Year's Eve"
"Mrs Battle's Opinions On Whist"
"A Chapter On Ears"
"All Fools' Day"
"A Quakers' Meeting"
"The Old and The New Schoolmaster"
"Valentine's Day"
"Imperfect Sympathies"
"Witches And Other Night-Fears"
"My Relations"
"Mackery End, In Hertfordshire"
"Modern Gallantry"
"The Old Benchers Of The Inner Temple"
"Grace Before Meat"
"My First Play"
"Dream-Children; A Reverie"
"Distant Correspondents"
"The Praise Of Chimney-Sweepers"
"A Complaint Of The Decay Of Beggars In The Metropolis"
"A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig"
"A Bachelor's Complaint Of the Behaviour Of Married People"
"On Some Of The Old Actors"
"On The Artificial Comedy Of The Last Century"
"On The Acting Of Munden".
"Blakesmoor in H——shire"
"Poor Relations"
"Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading"
"Stage Illusion"
"To the Shade of Elliston"
"Ellistoniana"
"The Old Margate Hoy"
"The Convalescent"
"Sanity of True Genius"
"Captain Jackson"
"The Superannuated Man"
"The Genteel Style of Writing"
"Barbara S——
"The Tombs in the Abbey"
"Amicus Redivivus"
"Some Sonnets of Sir Philip Sidney"
"Newspapers Thirty-Five Years Ago"
"Barrenness of the Imaginative Faculty in the Productions of Modern Art"
"The Wedding"
VG pages, some edge and board wear.

Author(s):
Lamb, Charles
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
c1906
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
334
Publisher:
Walter Scott

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