The Mysteries Of London Volume 1 Of 4 Illustrations

Author: George William MacArthur Reynolds
Publisher: J. J. Wilkinson, "Bonner House," Seacoal Lane.
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But as yet we have only drawn the veil partially aside from the mighty panorama
of grandeur and misery which it is our task to display:—the reader has still to be
initiated more deeply into the MYSTERIES OF LONDON. We have a grand moral
to work out—a great lesson to teach every class of society;—a moral and a
lesson whose themes are WEALTH. | POVERTY. For we have constituted
ourselves the scourge of the oppressor, and the champion of the oppressed: we
have taken ...

G W M Reynolds

Author: Anne Humpherys
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754658542
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Relatively sophisticated in tone, drawing on a vocabulary of theatrical gestures,
still in touch with the caricature tradition but also well aware of the new
purposeful use of wood engraving as a form of social reportage, both emblematic
and, increasingly, naturalistic, wood engraving proved an extremely flexible and
versatile medium for illustration. The attached sequence of images from the first
volume of The Mysteries of London ( 1 845) suggests something of this variety.
Figure 14.4 ...

The Mysteries Of Paris And London

Author: Richard Maxwell
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813913414
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In this ambitious and exciting work Richard Maxwell uses nineteenth-century urban fiction--particularly the novels of Victor Hugo and Charles Dickens--to define a genre, the novel of urban mysteries.

The Mystery Of A Hansom Cab

Author: Fergus Hume
Publisher: Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920899561
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From the salons of the city's elite to the slums of Little Bourke St, the exquisitely plotted story follows the investigation, inquest and trial of the murder of a little-known English migrant.

The Graveyard Book

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140880820X
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When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard?

Lady Saxondale S Crimes

Author: George W. M. Reynolds
ISBN: 9781434433619
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George William MacArthur Reynolds (1814-1879) was a British author and journalist.

The Victorian Illustrated Book

Author: Richard Maxwell
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813920979
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This volume contains a collection of essays that concentrate on the use of illustration in literature -- especially novels, poems, and children's books during the Victorian Age.

The Case Of The Stolen Sixpence

Author: Holly Webb
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544509129
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This first book in a series features black and white illustrations and a rollicking mystery complete with tricks, disguises, danger, and a little dog too!