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Hookham, Thomas 1738 or 1739-1819

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Works: 30 works in 36 publications in 2 languages and 227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedies of manners  Periodicals  History  Reviews  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographies  Gothic fiction 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Author, Editor
Classifications: PR3682, 822.6
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Publications by Thomas Hookham
Publications by Thomas Hookham, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Thomas Hookham
Clavis calendaria; or, A compendious analysis of the calendar, illustrated with ecclesiastical, historical, and classical anecdotes by John Brady( Book )
2 editions published between 1812 and 1815 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
1 edition published in 1831 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"'That Peacock is a classic', declared the scholar and editor R. W. Chapman in 1924, 'now needs no proof; he has passed his century, and his reputation grows'. Such a judgement might have appeared sanguine even in the year in which The Works of Thomas Love Peacock, edited by H. F. B. Brett-Smith and C. E. Jones (1924-34), also known as The Halliford Edition, began to be published. During the early 1920s, Oxford University Press steadfastly resisted proposals for works by and about Peacock. But Chapman--learned, urbane Secretary to Delegates of the Press from 1920 to 1942--was eager to see the novels back in print. He remarked in his Introduction to the World's Classics texts of The Misfortunes of Elphin and Crotchet Castle that the 'experiment' of publishing them, shortly after the initial five volumes of his ground-breaking edition of Jane Austen (1923) had appeared, might transform Peacock into a 'popular classic'"--
The prompter by James Fennell( file )
in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The School for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )
1 edition published in 1789 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A theater classic, often called the best comedy of manners in English, is a delightful play that brilliantly skewers the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s
The exiles, or, Memoirs of the Count de Cronstadt by Clara Reeve( Book )
2 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The History of Jane Grey, Queen of England : with a defence of her claim to the crown by Jane Grey( Book )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The philosophy of melancholy : a poem in four parts with a mythological ode by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The romance of the forest: interspersed with some pieces of poetry. In three volumes by Ann Ward Radcliffe( Book )
1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set in Roman Catholic Europe, this novel follows the fate of its heroine Adeline, who is placed under the protection of a family fleeing Paris for debt. They take refuge in a ruined abbey in south-eastern France, where relics of the past--a skeleton, a manuscript, and a rusty dagger--are discovered in concealed rooms. Adeline finds herself at the mercy of the abbey's proprietor, a Marquis whose attentions finally force her to contemplate escape to distant regions
Richard Bodley, ou, La prévoyance malheureuse by Charlotte Bournon-Malarme( Book )
1 edition published in 1785 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Clarissa, or, The fatal seduction : a tragedy in prose by Robert Porrett( Book )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Le grondeur, comédie by Jean Palaprat( Book )
1 edition published in 1785 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Item no. 1040 in Two centuries of French drama, 1760-1960, a collection of 2,014 French dramas housed in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries
The prompter by James Fennell( serial )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
L'indigent : drame en quatre actes, en prose by Louis-Sébastien Mercier( Book )
1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
On fait ce qu'on peut, non pas ce qu'on veut : proverbe a deux acteurs by Dorvigny( Book )
1 edition published in 1786 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Item no. 1517 in Two centuries of French drama, 1760-1960, a collection of 2,014 French dramas housed in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries
De l'economie politique moderne : discours fondamental sur la population by Jean Herrenschwand( Book )
1 edition published in 1786 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
An alphabetical catalogue with notes of theatrical representations & ca : submitted for licencing from the year 1737, to the year 1787 inclusive, being 50 years by John Larpent( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Manuscript notebook with alphabetical listing of plays (leaves 2-47), and a chronological index (leaves 48-61). In the handwriting of John Larpent and Anna Larpent, who has written two later (post-January 1824) autograph notes on the title page verso, both signed "AML." Red ink is used for dates, headings and underlinings in the alphabetical listing up through the letter "K." Contains some 28 titles not in the Huntington Library's Larpent collection, but a large number of titles in that collection are not in this manuscript list (see D. MacMillan's Catalogue of the Larpent Plays, 1939, page vi, note 5). Quarter calf notebook, marbled boards; with the stationer's ticket of T. Hookham of New Bond Street, corner of Bruton Street
 
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Alternative Names
Hookam, T.
Hookam, T. (Thomas), 1738 or 1739-1819
Hookham, T.
Hookham, T. (Thomas), 1738 or 1739-1819
Languages
English (19)
French (7)
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