(1817 - 1864)
John Leech abandoned medicine for art. He became a cartoonist and illustrator. He was the leading cartoonist of his day.
The Battle of Life (1846)
A story of love and self sacrifice set in a rural village. Read online at archive.org.
The Chimes (1845)
The goblins ringing the chimes show old Trotty a dystopian future for his family -- he wakes determined to do all he can to avert it. Read online at archive.org.
Christmas Books (1869)
A Christmas Carol (1843)
The classic story of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. Read online at archive.org.
The Cricket on the Hearth (1846)
Professor Redlaw simmers with anger over ancient slights, but discovers forgetting does no good -- he must forgive. Read online at archive.org.
Junior Classics Volume 6 (1912)
Selections from nineteenth century classics, including a large portion of Alice in Wonderland. For children from six to sixteen. Read online at Hathitrust.