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Thomson, Hugh 1860-1920

Works: 169 works in 661 publications in 4 languages and 10,711 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  History  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Love stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )
22 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
"When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited, while he struggles to remain indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever"--Book cover p. [4]
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )
27 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegee, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behavior with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
Coaching days and coaching ways by W. Outram Tristam( Book )
22 editions published between 1888 and 1973 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
This work, which unlike most of the books on the subject written at the time has retained its popularity, covers in great detail the major coaching roads to Bath, Exeter, Portsmouth, Brighton, Dover, York and Holyhead. The author considered the roads and the coaching inns from the viewpoint of the traveller, and did not confine himself to any particular era. The result is a fascinating series of descriptions of the social life which passes between the province and London
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )
28 editions published between 1891 and 1930 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
In the village of Cranford, decorum is maintained at all times. Despite their poverty, the ladies are never vulgar about money (or their lack of it), and always follow the rules of propriety. But this discretion and gentility does not keep away tragedy; and when the worst happens, the Amazons of Cranford show the true strength of their honest affections
Old English songs from various sources ( Book )
9 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Mansfield park by Jane Austen( Book )
18 editions published between 1897 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
The story of Fannie Price, a principled heroine caught between two worlds: one "mercenary and ambitious," the other "entirely deficient (in) well-knowledge, generosity and humility." Raised since the age of nine at Mansfield Park, the grand home of her uncle Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. Fanny quietly becomes vital to the happiness of the household. But when she and her four cousins - Tom, Maria, Julia, and Edmund - reach the age of marriage. Fanny is forced to confront the artiface and insecurity of her upbringing as she wards off a serious rival
The story of Rosina : and other verses by Austin Dobson( Book )
10 editions published between 1845 and 1895 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Our village by Mary Russell Mitford( Book )
11 editions published between 1893 and 1913 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Sketches of rural life
Days with Sir Roger de Coverley by Joseph Addison( Book )
20 editions published between 1886 and 1904 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Purportedly "an English squire of Queen Anne's reign, Sir Roger exemplified the values of an old country gentleman, and was portrayed as lovable but somewhat ridiculous ('rather beloved than esteemed,' Spectator no. 2), making his Tory politics seem harmless but silly. He was said to be the grandson of the man who invented the English country dance."
The ballad of Beau Brocade, and other poems of the XVIIIth century by Austin Dobson( Book )
14 editions published between 1892 and 1903 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 288 libraries worldwide
An increasingly spinsterish heiress, Anne is slighted by her spendthrift father and attendant social circle because of her past engagement to Frederick Wentwork, a young naval officer considerably below her in social class and prestige
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )
27 editions published between 1843 and 1998 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England
Northanger abbey by Jane Austen( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 256 libraries worldwide
The story of Catherine Morland, a well-to-do clergyman's daughter
Highways and byways in Donegal and Antrim by Stephen Lucius Gwynn( Book )
6 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Book )
9 editions published between 1910 and 1995 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Highways and byways in the Border by Andrew Lang( Book )
12 editions published between 1913 and 1933 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of two sisters, polar opposites Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, whose hopes of marrying well are smashed when their family's estate is left to an arrogant stepson upon the death of their father. Thus pauperized the practical, almost prissy Elinor (the "Sense" of the duo) sets out to hide her deep affection for her brother-in-law pained at the fact that they cannot marry. But when younger Marianne indulging her almost hedonistic pursuit of passion, becomes infatuated with a dashing rogue, her clamorous spirit threatens to blind her in a more lasting and genuine love
Peg Woffington by Charles Reade( Book )
8 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Published in 1853, this was Reade's second novel. Based on the life of the Irish actress Margaret Woffington (1720-1760), it was adapted from his successful 1852 stage comedy, Masks and Faces
The famous cities of Ireland by Stephen Lucius Gwynn( Book )
2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )
10 editions published between 1850 and 1987 in English and German and held by 193 libraries worldwide
In 18th century Boston, a Puritan girl is condemned to wear the letter "A" for bearing an illegitimate daughter
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