C. E. Brock
(1870 - 1938)
Charles Edmund Brock was a widely published English painter, line artist and book illustrator. He signed most of his work C. E. Brock.
Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, fancies her self a match-maker, but after her first effort, she can’t seem to do anything right.
Humorous Poems (1893)
A collection of humorous poems. Read online at archive.org.
Mansfield Park (1898)
Sir Thomas Bertram considers he is bestowing a great favor on Fanny Price when he takes her into his home, but in the end finds himself in her debt.
Northanger Abbey (1898)
In Northanger Abbey Catherine Morland spends six weeks in Bath where she makes the acquaintance of General Tilney’s son and daughter. When the General invites her to return with them to Northanger Abbey she is prepared for all the gothic horrors such a residence implies.
Oswald Bastable and Others (1905)
Oswald Bastable and Others (1960)
A collection of short stories, four of which concern the Bastable children.
Persuasion is considered by many to be its author’s greatest work. Anne Elliot ‘with an elegance of mind and sweetness of character,which must have placed her high with any people of real understanding’ is burdened with a father and older sister given over to self-love and fashion. Persuaded in the first flowering of her young womanhood to give up her engagement to a young naval commander with no prospects, she is forced now to see him rich and courting her brother-in-law’s younger sisters.
Pride and Prejudice (1898)
When Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy refuses to dance with her, Elizabeth Bennett is confirmed in her prejudice that he is filled with pride. On further acquaintance she is forced to revise her opinion.
The Queen’s Gift Book (1915)
An anthology sold as a fundraiser for World War I hospitals. Read for free online at Internet Archive.
E. F. Benson
Ernest Thompson Seton
W. Heath Robinson
Ernest H. Shepard
The Railway Children (2005)
When their father is taken away by strangers, the lives of three children are altered forever. They move with their mother to a cottage by a railway. The railway becomes their playground, and they befriend the rail workers and passengers who eventually help to reunite them with their father.
Rewards and Fairies (1975)
Puck returns to take Dan and Una on further magical journeys into the past.
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Sense and Sensibility (1908)
When Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters find themselves in realtive poverty with only the income of ten thousand pounds ($100,000 per year in current money) to live on, she determines to move to a different part of the country, near a cousin who offers them a suitable residence at a small rent. The elder Miss Dashwood is already in love and her younger sister soon contrives to fall in love as well.