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Detached thoughts on books and reading, being one of the Last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb

Detached thoughts on books and reading, being one of the Last essays of Elia

by Charles Lamb

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Published by Plimpton Press in Norwood [Mass.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 -- Books and reading,
    • Books and reading -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Lamb.
      ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Plimpton Press., Frederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress), Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4862 .D4 1910
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[38] p. ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5235276M
      LC Control Number75305856

      Detached thoughts on books and reading, being one of the Last essays of 1 copy; The Works of Charles Lamb A new edition. [Edited by Sir Thomas Noon 1 copy; On the Tragedies of Shakepeare (The Complete Harvard Classics, Vol. 27) 1 copy; Essays of Elia. One of copies with water color sketch illumination. 1 copy. Detached thoughts on books and reading: being one of the last essays of Elia Creator Contributor: Lamb, Charles, , creator Orcutt, William Dana, , former owner.

      This one: This is my first book of this year I am glad, I started with this book. I wanted to read this book for long. It took me almost 15 days to read this book considering my schedule and kept me intrigued until the end. I was way too imp. One of the most delightful of the Last Essays of Elia is entitled 'Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading', a title which would serve very well to indicate the contents of this anthology. In bringing together into one volume the tributes and opinions of a galaxy of writers, my object has been the glorification of books as books, a book being Brand: OXFORD: HORACE HART PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY.

      The essays Charles Lamb wrote for London Magazine in the early ’s, which were collected in the Essays of Elia and Last Essays of Elia, mark the acme of his literary achievement and are an. THE SUPERANNUATED MAN. Sera tamen respexit Libertas Virgil. A Clerk I was in London gay O'KEEFE. IF peradventure, Reader, it has been thy lot to waste the golden years of thy life -- thy shining youth -- in the irksome confinement of an office; to have thy prison days prolonged through middle age down to decrepitude and silver hairs, without hope of release or respite; to .


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Detached Thoughts On Author: Charles Lamb, Plimpton Press. Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading. London Magazine 6 (July ) and Lamb used it until, in his 'Last Essays of Elia,' he bade it a sad farewell" Letters of Charles Lamb () "To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's self with the forced product of another man's brain.

Now I think a man of quality and. Genre/Form: Books and reading: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lamb, Charles, Detached thoughts on books and reading, being one of the Last essays of Elia.

Detached Thoughts On Books And Reading To mind the inside of a book is to entertain one's self with the forced product of another man's brain. Now I think a man of quality and breeding may be much amused with the natural sprouts of his own.

Detached Thoughts On Books And Reading, Being One Of The Last Essays Of Elia: Lamb, Charles, Press, Plimpton, Frederic W Goudy Collection (Library of: Books - Author: Charles Lamb, Plimpton Press. Essays of Elia is a collection of essays written by Charles Lamb; it was first published in book form inwith a second volume, Last Essays of Elia, issued in by the publisher Edward Moxon.

The essays in the collection first began appearing in The London Magazine in and continued to Lamb's essays were very popular and were printed in many subsequent. Detached thoughts on books and reading, being one of the Last essays of Elia by Charles Lamb; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Books and reading; Places: Great Britain; People: Charles Lamb ().

Detached thoughts on books and reading by Lamb, Charles, Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

First apeared in the London magazine for July ; later was included in the Last essays of Elia, London, Notes. First apeared in the Pages: The last Essays of Elia. With an introduction by Augustine Birrell and Illustrations by Charles E. Brock by Lamb, Charles; Augustine Birrell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Charles Lamb, one of the most engaging personal essayists of all time, began publishing his unforgettable, entertaining Elia essays in the London Magazine in ; they were so immediately popular that a book-length collection was published in Inventing the persona of “Elia” allowed Lamb to be shockingly honest and to gain a playful distance for by: 5.

Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading; being one of the last essays of Elia by Lamb, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb, First Edition. You Searched For: Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading; being one of the last essays of Elia.

Lamb, Charles. Published by The Plimpton Press Book has normal edge and shelf wear, boards very slightly curve inwards, small bumps on corners and spine ends, 1/3-inch tear on spine head, spine. The Last Essays of Elia book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally import /5. Charles Lamb, one of the most engaging personal essayists of all time, began publishing his unforgettable, entertaining Elia essays in the London Magazine in ; they were so immediately popular that a book-length collection was published in Inventing the persona of Elia allowed Lamb to be shockingly honest and to gain a playful distance for self-examination/5.

PREFACE. One of the most delightful of the Last Essays of Elia is entitled 'Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading', a title which would serve very well to indicate the contents of this anthology.

In bringing together into one volume the tributes and opinions of a galaxy of writers, my object has been the glorification of books as books, a book being regarded as a real and separate entity.

Page - In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace ; and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.5/5(1).

Lamb, Charles, Detached thoughts on books and reading: being one of the last essays of Elia / (Norwood [Mass.]: Plimpton Press, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Lamb, Charles, A dissertation upon roast pig.

([Concord, Will Bradley, Sign of the vine, ]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). More editions of Detached Thoughts On Books And Reading, Being One Of The Last Essays Of Elia: Detached Thoughts On Books And Reading, Being One Of The Last Essays Of Elia: ISBN () Softcover, Nabu Press, Page - In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace ; and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.

Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.

Charles Lamb "Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading" () * * * A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Charles Lamb Last Essays of Elia () Books must be the axe to Brand: Skyhorse Publishing. Gilt lettering and decoration across spine strip. Dark brown page top edges. Illustrated end papers. Illustrated, double title page. Comprises mainly: introduction by Augustine Birrell; 2 parts; 'popular fallacies'.

The 2 parts - The Essays of Elia and Last Essays of Elia. Xix plus pages. Minor pencil annotations to a few pages but text is.More Book's Quotes — Last Essays of Elia,'Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading'. Tags: Things, clothing.

Share. At different times and in different We get no good By being ungenerous, even to a book, And calculating profits so much help By so much reading.The Life and Works of Charles Lamb: The Last Essays of Elia & Mrs.

Essays of Elia. One of copies with water color sketch illumination. 1 copy; On the Tragedies of Shakepeare Detached thoughts on books and reading, being one of the Last essays of.