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Horace Walpole; a biography,

Author: R W Ketton-Cremer
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1966, ©1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [3d ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717? 2 March 1797) was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south-west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. Along with the book, his literary  Read more...
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Ketton-Cremer, Robert Wyndham, 1906-
Horace Walpole; a biography.
Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1966, ©1964]
(OCoLC)644929902
Named Person: Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole; Walpole, Horace <1717-1797>
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W Ketton-Cremer
OCLC Number: 420680
Description: xv, 317 pages genealogical table, plates, portraits 23 cm
Responsibility: by R.W. Ketton-Cremer.

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"Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717? 2 March 1797) was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south-west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. Along with the book, his literary reputation rests on his Letters, which are of significant social and political interest. He was the son of Sir Robert Walpole, and cousin of Admiral Lord Nelson."--Wikipedia.

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