The Brass Bottle Illustrated Edition

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle  Illustrated Edition

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

the brass bottle is a1900 comedy novel by the british writer thomas anstey guthrie under the pen name of F.anstey about aman who awakens a genie

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

the brass bottle is a1900 comedy novel by the british writer thomas anstey guthrie under the pen name of F.anstey about aman who awakens a genie

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

In a much later review George Orwell praised the work, and noted how strong an influence it had on William Aubrey Darlington's 1920 work Alf's Button.

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 comedy novel by the British writer Thomas Anstey Guthrie, under the pen name of F. Anstey, about a man who awakens a genie. In a much later review George Orwell praised the work, and noted how strong an influence it had on William Aubrey Darlington's 1920 work Alf's Button.

The Brass Bottle Illustrated Edition

In a much later review George Orwell praised the work, and noted how strong an influence it had on William Aubrey Darlington's 1920 work Alf's Button.

The Brass Bottle Illustrated Edition

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 comedy novel by the British writer Thomas Anstey Guthrie, under the pen name of F. Anstey, about a man who awakens a genie. In a much later review George Orwell praised the work, and noted how strong an influence it had on William Aubrey Darlington's 1920 work Alf's Button.

The Brass Bottle Illustrated Edtion

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle  Illustrated Edtion

The Brass Bottle is a 1900 novel by Thomas Anstey Guthrie under the pen name F. Anstey. It had three film adaptations

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

A djinn, sealed in a jar for three thousand years, has been found by Horace Ventimore, a young and not very flourishing architect.

The Brass Bottle Illustrated

A djinn, sealed in a jar for three thousand years, has been found by Horace Ventimore, a young and not very flourishing architect. Upon his release the djinn expresses his gratitude by seeking to grant his benefactor's every wish--generally with results the very opposite to those desired!

Delphi Works of H Rider Haggard Illustrated

I smoked my cigarette and contemplated him, half expecting that presently he would draw out a brass bottle, as was the fortune of fishermen in the “Arabian Nights,” and thence unlock a Jinn. But the brass bottle would not bite, ...

Delphi Works of H  Rider Haggard  Illustrated

One of the greatest adventure story writers of all time, H. Rider Haggard’s novels have entertained readers for over a hundred years. This comprehensive eBook offers readers all of the FICTIONAL works that are in the US public domain, as well as the usual Delphi bonus texts. (Version 2) Features: * concise introductions to the novels and other works * ALL 50 novels in the US public domain, almost the complete works * each novel has its own contents table * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the Victorian texts * the complete short stories, including rare works often missed out of collections * many images relating to Haggard’s life, works, places and film adaptations * EVEN includes special ALLAN QUATERMAIN and AYESHA series contents tables * features a selected non-fiction section, including Haggard’s very first book * includes both volumes of Haggard’s autobiography– explore the writer’s adventurous life! * includes the rare bonus story PRINCE: ANOTHER LION, first time in digital print * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Haggard’s immense oeuvre * UPDATED with complete text of MORNING STAR Please note: due to US copyright laws, seven later novels cannot appear in this volume. However, once they enter the US public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free upgrade for all of our customers. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse our range of titles CONTENTS: Allan Quatermain Series Ayesha Series The Umslopogaas Series The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation Series The Novels DAWN THE WITCH’S HEAD KING SOLOMON’S MINES SHE JESS ALLAN QUATERMAIN MR MEESON’S WILL MAIWA’S REVENGE COLONEL QUARITCH, V.C. CLEOPATRA ALLAN'S WIFE BEATRICE THE WORLD’S DESIRE ERIC BRIGHTEYES NADA THE LILY MONTEZUMA’S DAUGHTER THE PEOPLE OF THE MIST JOAN HASTE HEART OF THE WORLD THE WIZARD DR THERNE SWALLOW: A TALE OF THE GREAT TREK ELISSA BLACK HEART AND WHITE HEART LYSBETH PEARL-MAIDEN STELLA FREGELIUS THE BRETHREN AYESHA: THE RETURN OF SHE THE WAY OF THE SPIRIT BENITA: AN AFRICAN ROMANCE FAIR MARGARET THE GHOST KINGS THE YELLOW GOD THE LADY OF BLOSSHOLME MORNING STAR QUEEN SHEBA’S RING RED EVE MARIE CHILD OF STORM THE WANDERER’S NECKLACE THE HOLY FLOWER THE IVORY CHILD FINISHED LOVE ETERNAL MOON OF ISRAEL WHEN THE WORLD SHOOK THE ANCIENT ALLAN SHE AND ALLAN THE VIRGIN OF THE SUN The Short Stories ALLAN THE HUNTER A TALE OF THREE LIONS PRINCE: ANOTHER LION HUNTER QUATERMAIN’S STORY LONG ODDS SMITH AND THE PHAROAHS MAGEPA THE BUCK THE BLUE CURTAINS LITTLE FLOWER ONLY A DREAM BARBARA WHO CAME BACK THE MAHATMA AND THE HARE Selected Non-Fiction CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBORS A WINTER PILGRIMAGE The Biography THE DAYS OF MY LIFE Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse our range of complete works titles

Delphi Complete Works of H Rider Haggard Illustrated

I smoked my cigarette and contemplated him, half expecting that presently he would draw out a brass bottle, as was the fortune of fishermen in the “Arabian Nights,” and thence unlock a Jinn. But the brass bottle would not bite, ...

Delphi Complete Works of H  Rider Haggard  Illustrated

One of the greatest adventure story writers of all time, H. Rider Haggard’s novels have entertained readers for over a hundred years. This comprehensive eBook offers readers the complete FICTIONAL works, with all 57 novels, as well as the usual Delphi bonus texts. (Version 2) Features: * concise introductions to the novels and other works * ALL 57 novels have their own contents tables * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the Victorian texts * the complete novels and short stories, including rare works often missed out of collections * many images relating to Haggard’s life, works, places and film adaptations * EVEN includes special ALLAN QUATERMAIN and AYESHA series contents tables * features a selected non-fiction section, including Haggard’s very first book * includes both volumes of Haggard’s autobiography– explore the writer’s adventurous life! * includes the rare bonus story PRINCE: ANOTHER LION, first time in digital print * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Haggard’s immense oeuvre Please note: due to the scarcity of some non-fiction works, this is a complete FICTIONAL works of Haggard, with a selection of other texts. As soon as more texts become available, they will be added as free updates for customers who have already purchased this eBook. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: Allan Quatermain Series Ayesha Series The Umslopogaas Series The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation Serie The Novels DAWN THE WITCH’S HEAD KING SOLOMON’S MINES SHE JESS ALLAN QUATERMAIN MR MEESON’S WILL MAIWA’S REVENGE COLONEL QUARITCH, V.C. CLEOPATRA ALLAN’S WIFE BEATRICE THE WORLD’S DESIRE ERIC BRIGHTEYES NADA THE LILY MONTEZUMA’S DAUGHTER THE PEOPLE OF THE MIST JOAN HASTE HEART OF THE WORLD THE WIZARD DR THERNE SWALLOW: A TALE OF THE GREAT TREK ELISSA BLACK HEART AND WHITE HEART LYSBETH PEARL-MAIDEN STELLA FREGELIUS THE BRETHREN AYESHA: THE RETURN OF SHE THE WAY OF THE SPIRIT BENITA: AN AFRICAN ROMANCE FAIR MARGARET THE GHOST KINGS THE YELLOW GOD THE LADY OF BLOSSHOLME MORNING STAR QUEEN SHEBA’S RING RED EVE MARIE CHILD OF STORM THE WANDERER’S NECKLACE THE HOLY FLOWER THE IVORY CHILD FINISHED LOVE ETERNAL MOON OF ISRAEL WHEN THE WORLD SHOOK THE ANCIENT ALLAN SHE AND ALLAN THE VIRGIN OF THE SUN WISDOM’S DAUGHTER HEU-HEU QUEEN OF THE DAWN THE TREASURE OF THE LAKE ALLAN AND THE ICE GODS MARY OF MARION ISLE BELSHAZZAR The Short Stories ALLAN THE HUNTER A TALE OF THREE LIONS PRINCE: ANOTHER LION HUNTER QUATERMAIN’S STORY LONG ODDS SMITH AND THE PHAROAHS MAGEPA THE BUCK THE BLUE CURTAINS LITTLE FLOWER ONLY A DREAM BARBARA WHO CAME BACK THE MAHATMA AND THE HARE Selected Non-Fiction CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBORS A WINTER PILGRIMAGE The Biography THE DAYS OF MY LIFE Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

The Travelling Companions a Story in Scenes 1892 By F Anstey Illustrated By J Bernard Partridge

The Tinted Venus was adapted by S. J. Perelman, Ogden Nash, and Kurt Weill into One Touch of Venus in 1943. Vice Versa has been filmed many times, usually transposed in setting and without any credit to the original book.

The Travelling Companions  a Story in Scenes  1892   By  F  Anstey  Illustrated By  J  Bernard Partridge

Thomas Anstey Guthrie (8 August 1856 - 10 March 1934) was an English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under the pseudonym F. Anstey. He was born in Kensington, London, to Augusta Amherst Austen, an organist and composer, and Thomas Anstey Guthrie. He was educated at King's College School and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and was called to the bar in 1880. But the popular success of his story Vice Versa (1882) with its topsy turvy substitution of a father for his schoolboy son, at once made his reputation as a humorist of an original type. In 1883, he published a serious novel, The Giant's Robe; but he discovered (and again in 1889 with The Pariah) that it was not as a serious novelist but as a humorist that the public insisted on regarding him. As such, his reputation was further confirmed by The Black Poodle (1884), The Tinted Venus (1885), A Fallen Idol (1886), and other works. Baboo Jabberjee B.A. (1897), and A Bayard from Bengal (1902) are humorous yet truthful studies of the East Indian with a veneer of English civilization. Guthrie became an important member of the staff of Punch magazine, in which his voces populi and his humorous parodies of a reciter's stock-piece (Burglar Bill, &c.) represent his best work. In 1901, his successful farce The Man from Blankleys, based on a story that originally appeared in Punch, was first produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, in London. He wrote Only Toys (1903) and Salted Almonds (1906). Many of Anstey's stories have been adapted into theatrical productions and motion pictures. The Tinted Venus was adapted by S. J. Perelman, Ogden Nash, and Kurt Weill into One Touch of Venus in 1943. Vice Versa has been filmed many times, usually transposed in setting and without any credit to the original book. Another of his novels, The Brass Bottle, has also been filmed more than once, including The Brass Bottle (1964). His Tourmalin's Time Cheques (1891) is one of the earliest stories featuring the science fiction concept of intentional and frequent movement in time, and probably the first to investigate the practical paradoxes such a concept would create. Sir John Bernard Partridge (11 October 1861 - 9 August 1945) was an English illustrator. Born in London, he was the son of Professor Richard Partridge, F.R.S., president of the Royal College of Surgeons, and nephew of John Partridge, portrait-painter extraordinary to Queen Victoria. For some years he was well known as an actor under the name of Bernard Gould. Partridge was educated at Stonyhurst College, and after matriculating at the University of London entered the office of Dunn & Hansom, architects. He then joined for a couple of years a firm of stained-glass designers (Lavers, Barraud and Westlake), learning drapery and ornament; and then studied and executed church ornament under Philip Westlake, 1880-1884. He began illustration for the press and practised watercolour painting, but his chief success was derived from book illustration. In 1891 he joined the staff of Punch and, in 1910, became its chief cartoonist, replacing Edward Linley Sambourne. During his time at Punch, Partridge published several cartoons showing his support for the Suffragist movement. He was elected a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and of The Pastel Society. In 1915, he designed World War I posters, some of which are now held at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, including Take up the Sword of Justice (H33861/33). In 1925, he was knighted by Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin and gave his support to the government during the General Strike.

The Complete Psammead Trilogy Illustrated Edition

"It's like the 'Brass Bottle,'" said Jane. "Yes, I'm glad we read that or I should never have thought of it." "Now," said the Psammead faintly, "I'm almost worn out. Is there anything else?" "No; only thank you kindly for all you've ...

The Complete Psammead Trilogy  Illustrated Edition

Five Children and It begins with a group of children that move from London to the countryside of Kent. The five children – Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother, known as the Lamb – are playing in a gravel pit when they uncover a rather grumpy, ugly, and occasionally malevolent Psammead or sand-fairy, who has the ability to grant wishes. The Phoenix and the Carpet follows the further adventures of Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the Lamb. Their mother buys the children a new carpet to replace one from the nursery that they have destroyed in an accidental fire. The children find an egg in the carpet, which hatches into a talking Phoenix. The Phoenix explains that the carpet is a magic one that will grant them three wishes a day. In The Story of the Amulet the children re-encounter the Psammead. However, as it no longer grants wishes to the children, its capacity is mainly advisory in relation to the children's other discovery, the Amulet, thus following a successfully established formula. Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) was the author of world famous books for children - the tales of fantastical adventures, journeys back in time and travel to magical worlds. Nesbit also wrote for adults, including novels, short stories and four collections of horror stories

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING Illustrated Edition

Under our united tobaccos it grew like the Djinn released from the brass bottle, and the more we explored its possibilities the more opulence of detail did we discover.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING  Illustrated Edition

This carefully edited collection of "THE COMPLETE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING (Illustrated Edition)” has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Novels: The Light That Failed Captain Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks Kim The Naulahka: A Story of West and East Stalky and Co. Short Story Collections: The City of Dreadful Night Plain Tales from the Hills Soldier's Three (The Story of the Gadsbys) Soldier's Three - Part II The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories Under the Deodars Wee Willie Winkie Life's Handicap Many Inventions The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book The Day's Work Just So Stories Traffics and Discoveries Puck of Pook's Hill Actions and Reactions Abaft the Funnel Rewards and Fairies The Eyes of Asia A Diversity of Creatures Land and Sea Tales Debits and Credits Thy Servant a Dog Limits and Renewals Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between Military Collections: A Fleet in Being France at War The New Army in Training Sea Warfare The War in the Mountains The Graves of the Fallen The Irish Guards in the Great War I & II Travel Collections: American Notes From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel: 1892 - 1913 Souvenirs of France Brazilian Sketches: 1927 How Shakespeare Came to Write the 'Tempest' Autobiographies: A Book of Words Something of Myself Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story and his books are classics of children's literature.

The Idea of a University Defined and Illustrated

The fisherman, in the Arabian tale, took no harm from [pg 304] the genius, till he let him out from the brass bottle in which he was confined. “He examined the vessel and shook it, to see if what was within made any noise, ...

The Idea of a University Defined and Illustrated

"The Idea of a University Defined and Illustrated" by John Henry Newman. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Greatest Fantasy Tales of Edith Nesbit Illustrated Edition

"It's like the 'Brass Bottle,'" said Jane. "Yes, I'm glad we read that or I should never have thought of it." "Now," said the Psammead faintly, "I'm almost worn out. Is there anything else?" "No; only thank you kindly for all you've ...

The Greatest Fantasy Tales of Edith Nesbit  Illustrated Edition

This unique collection of "The Greatest Fantasy Tales of Edith Nesbit (Illustrated Edition)" has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) was the author of world famous books for children - the tales of fantastical adventures, journeys back in time and travel to magical worlds. Nesbit also wrote for adults, including novels, short stories and four collections of horror stories. Content: The Psammead Trilogy: Five Children and It The Phoenix and the Carpet The Story of the Amulet The Mouldiwarp Chronicles: The House of Arden Harding's Luck The Enchanted Castle The Magic City The Wonderful Garden Wet Magic The Book of Dragons: The Book of Beasts Uncle James, or The Purple Stranger The Deliverers of Their Country The Ice Dragon, or Do as You Are Told The Island of the Nine Whirlpools The Dragon Tamers The Fiery Dragon, or The Heart of Stone and the Heart of Gold Kind Little Edmund, or The Caves and the Cockatrice The Magic World: The Cat-hood of Maurice The Mixed Mine Accidental Magic The Princess and the Hedge-pig Septimus Septimusson The White Cat Belinda and Bellamant Justnowland The Related Muff The Aunt and Amabel Kenneth and the Carp The Magician's Heart Nine Unlikely Tales: The Cockatoucan Where you want to go to The Blue Mountain The Prince, Two, Mice, and some Kitchen Maids Melisande Fortunatus Rex and Co. The Sums That Came Right The Town in the Library, in the Town in the Library The Plush Usurpe Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) was the author of world famous books for children - the tales of fantastical adventures, journeys back in time and travel to magical worlds. Nesbit also wrote for adults, including novels, short stories and four collections of horror stories.

Delphi Complete Works of E Nesbit Illustrated

“It's like the 'Brass Bottle,'” said Jane. “Yes, I'm glad we read that or I should never have thought of it.” “Now,” said the Psammead faintly, “I'm almost worn out. Is there anything else?” “No; only thank you kindly for all you've ...

Delphi Complete Works of E  Nesbit  Illustrated

As well as creating beloved tales now celebrated as children's classics, E. Nesbit produced a diverse body of works, including political and modern novels for adults, highly-accomplished poetry, short stories and non-fiction. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents the complete fictional works of E. Nesbit, with numerous illustrations, rare works, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Nesbit's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 22 extant novels, with individual contents tables * Rare novels like 'The Lark' appear here for the first time in publishing history * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * The children's novels are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Explore the original illustrations of the 'The Railway Children' and other famous works * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories * Rare poetry not available in other collections * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Includes Nesbit's non-fiction treatise on adults learning from children * Special criticism section, with contemporary reviews and articles evaluating Nesbit's contribution to literature * Features Nesbit's rare memoir on her younger years * Ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * UPDATED with 9 more works, including seminal horror story collections Please note: a few rare works are not available in print at the time of publication. If these works become available, they will be added to the collection as a free update. CONTENTS: The Bastable Series The Story of the Treasure Seekers (1899) The Wouldbegoods (1901) The New Treasure Seekers (1904) The Psammead Series Five Children and It (1902) The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904) The Story of the Amulet (1906) The House of Arden Series The House of Arden (1908) Harding’s Luck (1909) Other Children’s Novels The Railway Children (1906) The Enchanted Castle (1907) The Magic City (1910) The Wonderful Garden (1911) Wet Magic (1913) Five of Us and Madeline (1925) Novels for Adults The Prophet’s Mantle (1885) The Red House (1902) The Incomplete Amorist (1906) Salome and the Head (1909) Daphne in Fitzroy Street (1909) Dormant (1911) The Incredible Honeymoon (1916) The Lark (1922) The Short Story Collections Something Wrong (1893) Grim Tales (1893) Pussy and Doggy Tales (1895) In Homespun (1896) Royal Children of English History (1897) The Children’s Shakespeare (1897) The Book of Dragons (1901) Nine Unlikely Tales (1901) The Literary Sense (1903) Oswald Bastable and Others (1905) Man and Maid (1906) These Little Ones (1909) Fear (1910) The Magic World (1912) To the Adventurous (1923) Uncollected Short Stories The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order The Poetry Collections Lays and Legends (1886) All Round the Year (1888) Landscape and Song (1888) Lays and Legends: Second Series (1892) A Pomander of Verse (1895) Songs of Love and Empire (1898) The Rainbow and the Rose (1905) Ballads and Lyrics of Socialism (1908) Many Voices (1922) The Poems List of Poems in Chronological Order List of Poems in Alphabetical Order The Non-Fiction Wings and the Child (1913) The Criticism List of Reviews and Nesbit Related Articles The Autobiography My School Days (1897)

Something of Myself by Rudyard Kipling Delphi Classics Illustrated

Under our united tobaccos it grew like the Djinn released from the brass bottle, and the more we explored its possibilities the more opulence of detail did we discover. I do not know what proportion of an iceberg is below water-line, ...

Something of Myself by Rudyard Kipling   Delphi Classics  Illustrated

This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘Something of Myself by Rudyard Kipling - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Kipling includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘Something of Myself by Rudyard Kipling - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Kipling’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

Mr Punch s Pocket Ibsen

The Tinted Venus was adapted by S. J. Perelman, Ogden Nash, and Kurt Weill into One Touch of Venus in 1943. Vice Versa has been filmed many times, usually transposed in setting and without any credit to the original book.

Mr  Punch s Pocket Ibsen

Thomas Anstey Guthrie (8 August 1856 - 10 March 1934) was an English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under the pseudonym F. Anstey. He was born in Kensington, London, to Augusta Amherst Austen, an organist and composer, and Thomas Anstey Guthrie. He was educated at King's College School and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and was called to the bar in 1880. But the popular success of his story Vice Versa (1882) with its topsy turvy substitution of a father for his schoolboy son, at once made his reputation as a humorist of an original type. In 1883, he published a serious novel, The Giant's Robe; but he discovered (and again in 1889 with The Pariah) that it was not as a serious novelist but as a humorist that the public insisted on regarding him. As such, his reputation was further confirmed by The Black Poodle (1884), The Tinted Venus (1885), A Fallen Idol (1886), and other works. Baboo Jabberjee B.A. (1897), and A Bayard from Bengal (1902) are humorous yet truthful studies of the East Indian with a veneer of English civilization. Guthrie became an important member of the staff of Punch magazine, in which his voces populi and his humorous parodies of a reciter's stock-piece (Burglar Bill, &c.) represent his best work. In 1901, his successful farce The Man from Blankleys, based on a story that originally appeared in Punch, was first produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, in London. He wrote Only Toys (1903) and Salted Almonds (1906). Many of Anstey's stories have been adapted into theatrical productions and motion pictures. The Tinted Venus was adapted by S. J. Perelman, Ogden Nash, and Kurt Weill into One Touch of Venus in 1943. Vice Versa has been filmed many times, usually transposed in setting and without any credit to the original book. Another of his novels, The Brass Bottle, has also been filmed more than once, including The Brass Bottle (1964). His Tourmalin's Time Cheques (1891) is one of the earliest stories featuring the science fiction concept of intentional and frequent movement in time, and probably the first to investigate the practical paradoxes such a concept would create. Sir John Bernard Partridge (11 October 1861 - 9 August 1945) was an English illustrator. Born in London, he was the son of Professor Richard Partridge, F.R.S., president of the Royal College of Surgeons, and nephew of John Partridge, portrait-painter extraordinary to Queen Victoria. For some years he was well known as an actor under the name of Bernard Gould. Partridge was educated at Stonyhurst College, and after matriculating at the University of London entered the office of Dunn & Hansom, architects. He then joined for a couple of years a firm of stained-glass designers (Lavers, Barraud and Westlake), learning drapery and ornament; and then studied and executed church ornament under Philip Westlake, 1880-1884. He began illustration for the press and practised watercolour painting, but his chief success was derived from book illustration. In 1891 he joined the staff of Punch and, in 1910, became its chief cartoonist, replacing Edward Linley Sambourne. During his time at Punch, Partridge published several cartoons showing his support for the Suffragist movement. He was elected a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and of The Pastel Society. In 1915, he designed World War I posters, some of which are now held at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, including Take up the Sword of Justice (H33861/33). In 1925, he was knighted by Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin and gave his support to the government during the General Strike.