How I built myself a house

Title

How I built myself a house [Electronic resource] ; Destiny and a blue cloak ; The thieves who couldn't help sneezing ...

Author

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

Availability

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Languages

English

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LC keywords

Short stories, English
Short stories -- England -- 19th century
Short stories -- England -- 20th century

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  • size: (1 file : ca. 369 KB)
Creation Date

1980-01-01

Source Description

Transcribed from: How I built myself a house / [Thomas Hardy]. -- p. 161-164. In Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Art. -- 4th. ser., no 64, (18 Mar. 1865). ; and: Destiny and a blue cloak / Thomas Hardy. -- p. 2-3. In The New York Times. -- (4 Oct. 1874). ; and: The thieves who couldn't help sneezing / Thomas Hardy. -- p. 1-3. In Father Christmas [London]. -- (1877). ; and: An indiscretion in the life of an heiress / Thomas Hardy. -- p. 315-378. In The New Quarterly Magazine. -- Vol. 10, no. 20 (Jul. 1878). ; and: Our exploits at West Poley / Thomas Hardy. -- Vol. 25, p. 343-4, 384-6, v. 26, p. 5-6, 41-42, 78-79, 114-15. In The Household [Boston, Mass.]. -- Vol. 25, no. 11 (Nov. 1892) - v. 26, no. 4 (Apr. 1893). ; and: The doctor's legend / [Thomas Hardy]. -- [ca. 1890]. -- 16 leaves ; 21 x 26 cm. -- Ms. in Berg Collection, New York Public Library. -- Story. -- Title from later published edition. -- Published as: The doctor's legend / Thomas Hardy. -- p. 35-37. In The Independent [New York]. -- (26 Mar 1891). ; and: Old Mrs Chundle / [Thomas Hardy]. -- [ca. 1888-1890]. -- 13 p. -- Ms. in Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset, Eng. -- Story. -- Title from later published edition. -- Published as: Old Mrs Chundle / Thomas Hardy. p. 3-8, 142. In Ladies' Home Journal [Philadelpia, Pa.]. (Feb 1929).

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Contents: How I built myself a house -- Destiny and a blue cloak -- The thieves who couldn't help sneezing -- An indiscretion in the life of an heiress -- Our exploits at West Poley -- The Doctor's legend -- Old Mrs Chundle

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