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Charles Lamb

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(1775 - 1834)

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb was an English essayist, poet, and antiquarian, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children’s book Tales from Shakespeare, co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb.



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Everybody’s Lamb (1933)

A generous helping of Lamb.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Illustrator(s): Ernest H. Shepard

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A Masque of Days (1901)

An anthropomorphized day come to a grand party for the new year. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane

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Old Fashioned Tales (1905)

Nineteen stories from the earliest children’s literature. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Thomas Day
Maria Edgeworth
Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Catherine Sinclair
Et al
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford

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Tales from Shakespeare (1899)

Brief prose versions of the most famous Shakespeare plays. Mary did the comedies, Charles did the tragedies. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Tales from Shakespeare (1909)

This edition of prose versions of Shakespeare’s best known plays has colored illustrations. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Tales from Shakespeare (1918)

A celebrated collection of prose retellings of Shakespeare’s plays. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Tales from Shakespeare (1922)

An unusually well illustrated edition of this classic, including twenty of the plays. The Comedies were done by Mary; the tragedies by Charles. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Shippen Green

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Tales from Shakespeare (1923)

Seventeen favorite plays by the Bard of Avon.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (1912)

Six volumes. The gilt device on the cover is by Bedford. This is the foolscap octavo edition, which includes new material not in the large paper edition of 1903-5. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Charles Lamb
Mary Lamb
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford

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