Half Hours with the Best Authors
Freeman Press, 2018/12/14 - 640 ページ
"Half Hours with the Best Authors" is a carefully-selected collection of work by over 150 writers. Including everything from biographical and critical pieces to poetry, prose, essays, characters, stories, articles, and much more; this vintage volume will appeal to all lovers of the English language and is not to be missed collectors of notable examples. Charles Knight (1791 - 1873) was an English editor, publisher, and author who published and contributed to works such as "The Penny Magazine," "The Penny Cyclopaedia," and "The English Cyclopaedia." Other notable works by this author include: "The Shadows of the Old Booksellers" (1865), "Passages of a Working Life during Half a Century" (1864-1865), and "Begg'd at Court" (1867). Contents include: "Influence of Science," "Death of the Son of Gaston de Foix," "Scenes from the 'City Madam', Sack of Magdeburg," Tale of Terror," "The Opening Year," "Roger Ascham and Lady Jane Grey," "Dejection: An Ode," "Apophthegms," "Speech at Plymouth in 1823," etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of the cook book.
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