WorldCat Identities

Anstey, F. 1856-1934

Overview
Works: 322 works in 1,251 publications in 13 languages and 5,712 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Humor  Exhibition catalogs  Humorous stories  Dime novels  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Artist, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR4729.G5, 823.8
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Most widely held works about F Anstey
 
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Vice Versa Or, A Lesson To Fathers by F Anstey( Book )
169 editions published between 1882 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of body switching has been used as fodder for Hollywood blockbusters for decades. Humor writer F. Anstey's take on this time-honored trope, Vice Versa, recounts the hilarious hijinks that ensue when a boy and his father suddenly and mysteriously wind up inhabiting each other's skin. Adapted for the silver screen four times, this knee-slapping romp is sure to please
The brass bottle by F Anstey( Book )
52 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered fellow striving to make a good impression on his future wife's father purchases a beautiful but mysterious brass bottle. Although he's hoping to use it to project an image of sophistication and affluence, architect Horace Ventimore finds something in the bottle that he never dreamed possible. The Brass Bottle is a charming and humorous fantasy that has been used as the basis for several popular versions on the stage and the big screen
Voces populi by F Anstey( Book )
63 editions published between 1890 and 1916 in 5 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Punch's pocket Ibsen : a collection of some of the master's best-known dramas condensed, revised, and slightly rearranged for the benefit of the earnest student by F Anstey( Book )
23 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man from Blankley's, and other sketches <Reprinted from Punch> by F Anstey( Book )
33 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre Royal, Haymarket, lessee and manager Mr. Frederick Harrison. Mr. Frederick Harrison presents "The Man from Blankley's" a comedy in three acts by F. Anstey. Assistant stage manager, Mr. H. Norton, musical director, Mr. Claude Fenigstein, business manager Mr. Horace Watson
Lyre and lancet : a story in scenes by F Anstey( Book )
24 editions published between 1895 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The talking horse by F Anstey( Book )
14 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get ready for a non-stop barrage of chuckles and belly laughs when you settle in with The Talking Horse and Other Tales from renowned humorist F. Anstey. In the title story, sophisticated man-about-town Gustavus Pulvertoft finds himself the proud owner of a steed that has somehow been gifted with the power of speech. This novelty is amusing at first, but before long Pulvertoft's chatty stallion lands him in a world of trouble
Tourmalin's time cheques by F Anstey( Book )
28 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The travelling companions : a story in scenes by F Anstey( Book )
27 editions published between 1892 and 1911 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The giant's robe by F Anstey( Book )
41 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Anstey Guthrie was an English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under the pseudonym F. Anstey
Humour & fantasy by F Anstey( Book )
14 editions published between 1931 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baboo Jabberjee, B.A by F Anstey( Book )
19 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get set for an uproarious Indian adventure from the renowned humor writer F. Antsey, the comedic genius behind dozens of beloved novels and stories. In Baboo Jabberjee, B.A., Antsey gently skewers the often-absurd clash of cultures that arose from the U.K.'s colonial incursions into South Asia
A fallen idol by F Anstey( Book )
42 editions published between 1866 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love among the lions : a matrimonial experience by F Anstey( Book )
19 editions published between 1898 and 1969 in English and French and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tinted Venus : a farcical romance by F Anstey( Book )
33 editions published between 1885 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pariah by F Anstey( Book )
30 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Punch's model music-hall songs & dramas by F Anstey( Book )
15 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salted almonds by F Anstey( Book )
12 editions published in 1906 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puppets at large : scenes and subjects from Mr. Punch's show by F Anstey( Book )
12 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Punch and Judy puppet show is a somewhat odd European tradition that dates back to the sixteenth century. Despite consisting largely of male protagonist Punch's violent killing spree, these puppet shows have long been regarded as classic children's entertainment. This strange ritual forms the thematic centerpiece of Puppets at Large, a knee-slappingly hilarious collection of short essays, stories, and vignettes from acclaimed British humor writer F. Antsey
 
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Audience level: 0.76 (from 0.00 for Papers, 18 ... to 1.00 for J.M. Dent ...)
Alternative Names

controlled identity Jones, William Monarch, 1856-1934

Anstey, A.F., 1856-1934
Anstey, F.
Anstey, Francis.
Anstey Francis 1856-1934
Anstey Guthrie Francis 1856-1934
Anstey Guthrie, Thomas
Ensti, F.
Guthrie, Thomas A. 1856-1934
Guthrie, Thomas Anstey.
Guthrie Thomas Anstey 1856-1934
Jones, William Monarch
Languages
English (654)
Spanish (10)
German (7)
Latin (4)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Swedish (1)
Catalan (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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