Gilbert Abbott à Beckett

Gilbert Abbott à Beckett Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811-1856) was a journalist, playwright, and humorist. Beckett was an editor of and contributor to Punch, a British humor magazine. He authored several books, including The Comic History of Rome (Bradbury and Evans, 1852; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1996) and The Comic History of England (Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1847-1848).

Gilbert Abbott à Beckett's Books

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  • The Comic History of Rome

    Author: Gilbert Abbott à Beckett   Illustrator: John Leech
    Product Code: 3332
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-333-1

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    Beckett's The Comic History of Rome, first published in London in 1852, is now available in a reprint. The author's intent is to combine instruction with amusement. Teachers and students alike will welcome Beckett's humor and witty representation of the great chapters of Roman history from the earliest times to the death of Caesar.