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Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon) 1895-1979

Overview
Works: 432 works in 1,300 publications in 3 languages and 15,650 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Fiction  History  Sources  Gothic fiction  Bibliography  Biography  Horror fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrated works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Contributor, Speaker, Former owner, Correspondent
Classifications: PR3757.W2, 928.2
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The castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole( Book )

102 editions published between 1069 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published pseudonymously in 1764. The Castle of Otranto purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades. In it Walpole attempted, as he declared in the Preface to the second edition, 'to blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern'. He gives us a series of catastrophes, ghostly interventions, revelations of identity, and exciting contests. Crammed with invention, entertainment, terror, and pathos, the novel was an immediate success and Walpole's own favourite among his numerous works. His friend, the poet Thomas Gray, wrote that he and his family, having read Otranto, were now `afraid to go to bed o'nights'."--Publisher description
Horace Walpole by W. S Lewis( Book )

42 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three tours through London in the years 1748, 1776, 1797 by W. S Lewis( Book )

15 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected letters of Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole( Book )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1973 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A selection of the famous letters of Horace Walpole, the eighteenth-century English writer, art historian, antiquarian, and politician, newly edited by Stephen Clarke and arranged thematically for the general reader"--
Collector's progress by W. S Lewis( Book )

19 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of the [author's] Walpole collection."
The Yale edition of Horace Walpole's correspondence by Horace Walpole( Book )

in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the letters of Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole( Book )

9 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the life of Horace Walpole (1717-1797), fourth Earl of Orford by W. S Lewis( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Sir Horace Mann by Horace Walpole( Book )

36 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yale collections by W. S Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 1946 and 1972 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Rev. William Cole by Horace Walpole( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 1970 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Madame du Deffand and Wiart by Horace Walpole( Book )

31 editions published between 1939 and 1970 in English and French and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of Horace Walpole by Allen T Hazen( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Countess of Upper Ossory by Horace Walpole( Book )

12 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Sir David Dalrymple by Horace Walpole( Book )

24 editions published between 1951 and 1977 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Mary and Agnes Berry and Barbara Cecilia Seton by Horace Walpole( Book )

22 editions published between 1944 and 1970 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton by Horace Walpole( Book )

19 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with George Montagu by Horace Walpole( Book )

17 editions published between 1941 and 1970 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with the Walpole family by Horace Walpole( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Chatterton, Michael Lort, John Pinkerton, John Fenn and Mrs. Fenn, William Bewley [and] Nathaniel Hillier by Horace Walpole( Book )

25 editions published between 1951 and 1975 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The castle of Otranto
Alternative Names
Lewis, W. S.

Lewis, W. S. 1895-1979

Lewis, W. S. Lady

Lewis, Wilmarth 1895-1979

Lewis, Wilmarth S.

Lewis, Wilmarth S. 1895-1979

Lewis, Wilmarth S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon 1895-

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon 1895-1979

Sheldon Lewis, Wilmarth 1895-1979

W. S. L.

Languages
English (488)

French (4)

German (1)

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