The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, ... The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, ... The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, ... The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, ...

The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, Stories and Poems

E. Cobham Brewer

Published by Chatto & Windus, 1898
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A new edition comprising a literary dictionary by E. Cobham Brewer, bound in half crushed morocco. A dictionary of names, characters, authors, settings etc from popular works of literature dating from prior to the turn of the twentieth century.This work was re-edited and the basis for subsequent works 'Crowell's Handbook for Readers and Writers' and 'Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia', which is still in print after further revisions.This work was compiled by E. Cobham Brewer (1810-1897), an author known for this work, as well as 'Dictionary of Phrase and Fable' and 'Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama'.A new edition of this intriguing literary dictionary. In a half crushed morocco binding. Externally a trifle rubbed, with loss to the leather of the head of the spine, and a crack along the front joint, and a smaller one to the rear joint. Ownership bookplate to the front pastedown and later inscription to the verso of the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Very Good. Seller Inventory # 772R10

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Title: The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in ...
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Publication Date: 1898
Binding: Leather
Illustrator: None
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: book

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