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The Original Stephen Leacock

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

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Title:The Original Stephen Leacock
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(47 of 59 for author by title)
Our Heritage of Liberty: Its Origin, Its Achievement, Its Crisis. A Book for Wartime
Nonsense Novels
Illustrator:
Jefferys, Charles William   
(11 of 17 for author by title)
The Passing of New France: A Chronicle of Montcalm (Chronicles of Canada #10)
The Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier (Chronicles of Canada #2)
Illustrator:
Leach, John   
Illustrator:
Birch, Reginald B.   
(2 of 2 for author by title)
Betty’s Happy Year
Illustrator:
Skuce, Lou   
Published:   1921
Publisher:various
Tags:Canadiana, fiction, humour, short stories, Canadian wit and humour
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This is a set of articles from the Century Magazine and from Maclean's magazine, including the original images from the magazines. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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Stephen Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.

Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.

Author Bio for Jefferys, Charles William

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Charles William Jefferys (August 25, 1869—October 8, 1951) was a Canadian painter, illustrator, author, and teacher best known as a historical illustrator.

Born in Rochester, England, Jefferys arrived in Toronto, Ontario (after living in Philadelphia and Hamilton, Ontario) with his family around 1880. After attending school, he apprenticed with the york, Lithography Company from 1885 to 1890. From 1889 to 1892 he worked for the Toronto Globe as an illustrator and artist. From 1893 to 1901, he worked for the New York Herald. Returning to Toronto, he became a magazine and book illustrator. Along with Ivor Lewis and other artists, Jefferys co-founded the Graphic Arts Club (later named the Canadian Society of Graphic Art), which by the 1940s became the primary artists' group in Canada. As well, from 1912 to 1939 he taught painting and drawing in the Department of Architecture at the University of Toronto.--Wikipedia.

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