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Horace Walpole"s England

Horace Walpole"s England

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Alfred Bishop Mason.
ContributionsMason, Alfred Bishop.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20150171M

Georgian author, aristocrat and aesthete Horace Walpole was one of the first writers who was able to launch an aesthetic movement to match his writing, predating Sir Walter Scott and his cod-Highland pageantry, or William Morris and the Arts and Crafts a recent visit to The Vyne in Hampshire gave me some insight into how this came about, and how Walpole and his collaborators.


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Horace Walpole has books on Goodreads with ratings. Horace Walpole’s most popular book is The Castle of Otranto. As the book's foreword asserts, "More than simply reassembling and documenting individual objects, this project addresses the totality of Walpole's collections, their installation and arrangement at Strawberry Hill, the meaning of Walpole's pursuits, and the broader cultural contexts in which he operated."/5(3).

The eighteenth century man of letters Horace Walpole is accredited with writing the first Gothic novel, ‘The Castle of Otranto’, as well as producing an accomplished range of literary texts in. The Yale Editions of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, Volume Miscellaneous Correspondence, Volume I, Hardcover – Septem by Horace Walpole (Author) › Visit Amazon's Horace Walpole Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: Horace Walpole, W. Lewis. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Horace Walpole (Walpole, Horace, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Walpole, Horace, The Castle of Otranto (Gutenberg text) Walpole, Horace, A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland and Ireland; With Lists of Their Works (enlarged and continued; 5 volumes.

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part /5(3).

Horace Walpole (–97) was an English writer, connoisseur, and collector best known for The Castle of Otranto, which was the first Gothic novel in English and among the earliest horror stories. He built the Gothic Revival mansion known as Strawberry Hill, and he was a committed writer of letters.

Two-hundred and fifty years ago, Horace Walpole published 'The Castle of Otranto,' a strange, campy book that’s widely considered to be the first Gothic novel. In real life, Walpole's family was beset by tragedy and his life's obsession was a Gothic castle called Strawberry Hill.

Horace Walpole (–), English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright and novelist, said to have coined the term serendipity wrote the Gothic novel Castle of Otranto (). Horace Walpole. AKA Horatio Walpole.

Wrote the first Gothic novel. Birthplace: London, England Location of death: Berkeley Square, London, England Cause of death: unspecified. Horace (or Horatio) Walpole, English politician and man of letters, 4th Earl of Orford -- a title to which he only succeeded at the end of his life, and by which he is little Born: Three Gothic Novels - Ebook written by Horace Walpole, Mary Shelley, William Beckford.

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T: +44 (0) Email: [email protected] Born inHorace Walpole was a pivotal figure in 18th Century society, literature, art and architecture. The third son of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister, Horace was author of ‘The Castle of Otranto’, the world’s first Gothic novel, and founder of Strawberry Hill.

For Sale on 1stdibs - Four volumes. Bound in tree quarter green morocco with marbled boards, raised bands, & frontispieces.

Very good. Published in London by Richard Bentley. Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill It was the most famous house in Georgian England, but for some it was a sham and an architectural failure. Amanda Vickery considers its eccentric creator Horace. In April of George’s uncle, Horace, again wrote to his friend Horace Mann to say that his nephew was “the most ruined young man in England”.

This illustration is from ‘The Comprehensive History of England’ by Charles Macfarlance et al (Gresham Publishing, ). Image: Public Domain. Summary. The electronic version of The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole’s Correspondence (New Haven: Yale University Press, ) provides free online access to all 48 volumes of W.S.

Lewis’s scholarly edition of the correspondence of Horace Walpole (), youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, England’s first Prime Minister. Each page has been scanned and run through OCR (Optical. The Castle of Otranto is considered the first "gothic" novel, a genre that loves melodrama, mystery, hidden places, ancestral curses, and fainting heroines.

Its roots are the "romance," which was a tale of heroism (not love as it is now known), and the Romantic movement in literature, which focused on emotion and the sublimity of nature. Horace Walpoles's Strawberry Hill House by Tom Williams InHorace Walpole, the son of Britain's first Prime Minister, bought a small house near the Thames in Twickenham.

He was attracted to the location because of the many grand houses along the river nearby. His book, The Castle of Otranto, published inis regarded as Britain's. Horace Walpole's England as His Letters Picture It by Alfred Bishop Mason,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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'This superb volume - part history book, part catalogue - firmly re-establishes Walpole as one of Britain's great collectors, antiquarians and social historians. Sumptuously designed and meticulously researched, this impressive volume provides a fascinating insight into Walpole's world and the rich cultural life enjoyed by gentleman collectors of the period.

There is a select bibliography and a chronology of the author, Horace Walpole. Importantly, the book includes both the first and second editions' title-pages and prefaces. The first edition, "The Castle of Otranto: A Story, translated by William Marshal", was published in December (but marked on the title-page)/5().

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Get this book in print Anecdotes of Painting in England Horace Walpole Full view - Anecdotes of Painting in England. The Miscellany is Horace Walpole's third and last "book of materials," or literary notebook. Laris Troide has supplied here a transcription of that text together with an introduction and extensive notes providing the historical, cultural, and literary contexts of Walpole's jottings.

The frontispiece of the Catalogue is the only surviving visual record of the collection prior to its dismantling at auction and was engraved by Charles Grignion after the artist Edward Francis absence from many of the surviving copies of the text (it is unusually preserved in Walpole’s) suggests its agency as a separately collectible item which could be removed and treasured.

: Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C) () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(4). Yale University Press pp with colour illus throughout.

Large 4to in cloth with decorated colour dw. New. A timely and groundbreaking study of the history and reception of Walpole's collection at Strawberry Hill which coincides with a planned restoration of this endangered house. With contributions from an international team of distinguished scholars who explore how Strawberry Hill.

Walpole, Horace, Horace Walpole's England as his letters picture it. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Horace Walpole; Alfred Bishop Mason. A Catalogue of Horace Walpole's Library. Three volumes.

New Haven: Yale University Press,First Edition. large quarto, dark blue buckram in dust jackets. (xcii), ()pp.; (vi), ()pp.; (vi), pp.

Yale University Press, Item # Illustrated. With "Horace Walpole's Library" by W. Lewis in Volume I. Volume I: Introduction (including Collecting Methods, the Housing of the Books. To be quite honest with you, until I had gone to the lecture on this book, I had never heard of Horace Walpole, or any other Walpoles that he might have been related to, however, if you were living in England inyou certainly would have heard of Robert Walpole, namely because he was, next to the king, the most powerful man in England/5(42).

Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill. Edited by Michael Snodin. Yale University Press, pp, £ ISBN Published 12 December The American Historical Review John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler Full view - John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne.

Add a gift card to your order. Choose your denomination. The reprinting of such a classic as Walpole's "Essay on Modern Gardening" serves to recall the fact that the author of the essay now so delightfully and cunningly reproduced as to typography. Robert Walpole, 1st earl of Orford, also called (–42) Sir Robert Walpole, (born AugHoughton Hall, Norfolk, England—died MaLondon), British statesman (in power –42), generally regarded as the first British prime deliberately cultivated a frank, hearty manner, but his political subtlety has scarcely been equaled.

Horace Walpole wrote extensively, producing fiction, nonfiction, verse, and thousands of letters covering a wide variety of subjects. He is pictured here in a print. Horace Walpole — the 18th-century English man of letters — wrote to his friend and longtime correspondent Horace Mann, British envoy to Florence, on Sept.

7, about. Strawberry Hill, Horace Walpole's 'Little play-thing house', became one of the wonders of the 18th-century architectural world. The authors take us round the house and room by room reveal the theatrical planning, the deliberate contrasts of light and colour and the love of drama invested in every detail of the building, its decoration and its.

Horace Walpole (–) was the youngest son of Robert Walpole, first earl of Orford and prime minister under both George I and George II. Horace’s birthright placed him at the center of society and politics, and of literary, aesthetic, and intellectual circles. Anecdotes of Painting in England | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.Lewis, Wilmarth S. Rescuing Horace Walpole. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, To see the full chapter from Rescuing Horace Walpole called Choice Walpole’s Copy of Anecdotes of Painting in England, 4 vols., Strawberry Hill download or expand the link here.Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill assembles an international team of distinguished scholars to explore the ways in which Strawberry Hill and its collections engaged with the creation of various and interconnected political, national, dynastic, cultural and imagined histories.