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William Makepeace Thackeray • 282 Items / 96 Articles, 155 Books, 2 Sets, 3 Poems
The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. (1852)
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  1. Literary Notices
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    'Autumn Leaves' (Review)
    The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., by William Makepeace Thackeray
    1. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray
    The Knickerbocker, December 1852, p. 526
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    Thackeray as a Novelist (4 Reviews)
    The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., by William Makepeace Thackeray
    1. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray
    2. The History of Pendennis by William Makepeace Thackeray
    3. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray
    4. The Luck of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray
    The North American Review, July 1853, pp. 199-218
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    Literary Notices (18 Reviews)
    The Private Life of Daniel Webster, by Charles Lanman
    1. The Private Life of Daniel Webster by Charles Lanman
    2. Men of the Times
    3. Selections in Poetry by Epes Sargent
    4. The Life, Character and Acts of John the Baptist by William Cecil Duncan
    5. Biography of Distinguished Women by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
    6. Palissy the Potter by Henry Morley
    7. Essays on the Progress of Nations, in Productive Industry, Civilization, Population, and Wealth by Ezra C. Seaman
    8. The Industrial Resources of the Southern and Western States by J.D.B. de Bow
    9. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray
    10. Village Life in Egypt by Bayle St. John
    11. Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England by Frederick Law Olmsted
    12. Little Silverstring by William Oland Bourne
    13. Garden Walks with the Poets by Caroline M. Kirkland
    14. Stories of Ancient Rome by Frederick W. Ricord
    15. My Life and Acts in Hungary in the 1848 and 1849 by Arthur Gorgey
    16. Ancient Egypt Under the Pharoahs by John Kenrick
    17. The Eagle Pass by Cora Montgomery
    18. Pioneer Women of the West by Elizabeth Ellet
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1852, pp. 137-140
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    Editor's Literary Record (28 Reviews)
    The History of England, by David Hume
    1. The History of England by David Hume
    2. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green
    3. History of the United Netherlands by John Lothrop Motley
    4. The Life and Adventures of Ernst Moritz Arndt, the Singer of the German Fatherland by Ernst Moritz Arndt
    5. Afternoons with the Poets by Charles D. Deshler
    6. The Lover's Tale, and Other Poems by Alfred Tennyson
    7. Roman Days by Viktor Rydberg
    8. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray
    9. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope
    10. The House of Lys by W.G. Hamley
    11. Moondyne Joe by John Boyle O'Reilly
    12. Cousins by Lucy Bethia Walford
    13. The Colonel's Opera Cloak by Christine Chaplin Brush
    14. Maid, Wife or Widow? by Mrs. Alexander
    15. Miss Margery's Roses by Robert Cornelius V. Meyers
    16. The Yellow Mask; or, The Ghost of the Ball Room by Wilkie Collins
    17. Geier-Wally by Wilhelmine von Hillern
    18. Hetty's Boarder
    19. An Illustrated Commentary on the Gospel According to St. John by Lyman Abbott
    20. Gaspard de Coligny by Walter Besant
    21. Tales from Euripides by Vincent King Cooper
    22. The Lay of the Last Minstrel by Walter Scott
    23. The Grammar of Painting and Engraving by Kate Newell Doggett
    24. Recreations in Astronomy by Henry White Warren
    25. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1878 by Spencer F. Baird
    26. How to Get Strong and How to Stay So by William Blaikie
    27. The Rifle Club and Range by A.H. Weston
    28. Practical Boat-Sailing by Douglas Frazar
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1879, pp. 625-635
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    Comment on Current Books (36 Reviews)
    B. R. Haydon and His Friends, by George Paston
    1. B. R. Haydon and His Friends by George Paston
    2. The Cathedrals of Northern Spain by Charles Rudy
    3. Cities of Paul by William Burnet Wright
    4. Daughters of the Puritans by Seth Curtis Beach
    5. The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
    6. The Dwarf's Spectacles and Other Fairy Tales by Max Nordau
    7. Early Work of Titian by Malcolm Bell
    8. The Elements of Sociology by Frank W. Blackmar
    9. The Evolution of a Great Literature by Newton Mann
    10. Filippino Lippi by Paul G. Konody
    11. The Garden of Nuts by W. Robertson Nicoll
    12. The Garden That I Love by Alfred Austin
    13. The Great Word by Hamilton Wright Mabie
    14. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray
    15. History of the German Struggle for Liberty by Poultney Bigelow
    16. Interludes in Verse and Prose by George Otto Trevelyan
    17. Introduction to the Old Testament by John McFadyen
    18. Irenic Theology by Charles Marsh Mead
    19. The Jewish Encyclopedia by Isidore Singer
    20. Man and the Earth by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
    21. A Memoir of Dr. James Jackson, M.D. by James Jackson Putnam
    22. Micky by Evelyn Sharp
    23. Normandy: The Scenery and Romance of Its Ancient Towns by Gordon Home
    24. The Novels of Henry James by Elisabeth Luther Cary
    25. The Pastoral Idea by James Theodore Inskip
    26. Primary Facts in Religious Thought by Alfred Wesley Wishart
    27. The Problems of Philosophy by Harald Hoffding
    28. The Risen Sun by Baron Suyematsu
    29. Sermon Briefs by Henry Ward Beecher
    30. Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. by William B. Boulton
    31. Spiritual Sanity and Other Sermons by Samuel H. Virgin
    32. Stork's Nest by J. Breckenridge Ellis
    33. Sunday-School Problems by Amos R. Wells
    34. Vision and Task by George Clarke Peck
    35. Wild Wheat by M.E. Francis Blundell
    36. With Nelson in Command by Robert Leighton
    The Outlook, December 9, 1905, pp. 887-892