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The history of Henry Esmond, Esq. : a colonel in the service of Her Majesty Q. Anne

Author: William Makepeace ThackerayLaura BenétEdward ArdizzoneHeritage Press (New York, N.Y.),Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),All authors
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Orphaned in the England of the later Stuarts, Henry Esmonde is raised by his aristocratic, Jacobite relatives the Castlewoods. As a young man he falls in love with both Lady Castlewood and Beatrix, her beautiful, headstrong daughter, and is inspired to join the ultimately unsuccessful campaign to reinstate James Stuart to the throne. Thackeray valued Henry Esmond more than any of his other novels and it displays  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
History of Henry Esmond, Esq.
New York, Heritage Press [1956]
(OCoLC)609593924
Named Person: James, Prince of Wales; James, Prince of Wales
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Makepeace Thackeray; Laura Benét; Edward Ardizzone; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),; John Stone Typesetting Company,; Arrow Press,; Russell-Rutter Company,
OCLC Number: 2453950
Notes: Historical novel.
Issued in slipcase.
Text and illustrations printed by the Riverside Press of Cambridge, Mass ; John Stone Typesetting Company, typesetter ; Arrow Press, printer of plates ; Russell-Rutter Company, binder.
"The special contents of this edition are copyright, 1956, by The George Macy Companies, Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 441 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book 1: The early youth of Henry Esmond, up to the time of his leaving Trinity College, in Cambridge --
Book 2: Contains mr. Esmond's military life and other mattes appertaining to the Esmond family --
Book 3: Containing the end of Mr. Esmond's adventures in England
Other Titles: W.M. Thackeray's The history of Henry Esmond, Esq.
Henry Esmond
Responsibility: written by himself ; with a new introduction by Laura Benét and illustrations by Edward Ardizzone.

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Orphaned in the England of the later Stuarts, Henry Esmonde is raised by his aristocratic, Jacobite relatives the Castlewoods. As a young man he falls in love with both Lady Castlewood and Beatrix, her beautiful, headstrong daughter, and is inspired to join the ultimately unsuccessful campaign to reinstate James Stuart to the throne. Thackeray valued Henry Esmond more than any of his other novels and it displays many of his own memories and emotions. - Amazon

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