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The history of Henry Esmond, esquire.

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, 1945.
Series: Great illustrated classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : 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 Esmonde 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, esquire.
New York, Dodd, Mead, 1945
(OCoLC)894781771
Named Person: Henry Esmond
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Makepeace Thackeray
OCLC Number: 1388451
Description: xvii, 434 pages plates, portraits 23 cm.
Contents: The history of Henry Esmond. --
Catherine, a story. --
Denis Duval. --
Lovel the widower.
Series Title: Great illustrated classics.
Other Titles: History of Henry Esmond
Responsibility: With an introductory sketch of the author, and with illustrations of characters and scenes belonging to the novel.

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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 Esmonde more than any of his other novels and it displays many of his own memories and emotions. -- Book description.

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