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Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887

LC control no.n 50007320
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR4989.M48
Personal name headingMayhew, Henry, 1812-1887
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Variant(s)Mayhew, Brothers, 1812-1887
Brothers Mayhew, 1812-1887
One who has been "almost worried to death," 1812-1887
Birth date1812-11-25
Death date1887-07-25
Found inHis The upper Rhine [etc.].
Their The magic of kindness, 1849: t.p. (Brothers Mayhew) [info. from InU]
The greatest plague of life, London, 1847: t.p. (by one who has been "almost worried to death" ; edited by the Brothers Mayhew)
The greatest plague of life, New York, 1847: t.p. (by one who has been "almost worried to death")
DNB (contrary to general belief, Henry did not collaborate with his brother Horace, but, along with his brother Augustus Septimus, Henry wrote in 1847 "The greatest plague of life" and a fairy tale "The good genius"; in 1850, "The image of his father" and "Acting charades;" and in 1870, "Ephemerides, or The comic almanack"; and with Athol Mayhew he wrote a three-act comedy "Mont Blanc")
Oxford DNB (author and social reformer; b. London, Nov. 25, 1812; d. London, July 25, 1887; literary works include farce The wandering minstrel (1834); plays co-written with Henry Baylis (But however, 1838, and others); several novels co-authored with his brother Augustus and published under the name the Brothers Mayhew, including Whom to marry and how to get married (1848) and The image of his father (1848); children's books, such as Young Benjamin Franklin (1861))
CBEL, 3rd ed.: v. 4, col. 2242 (with brother Augustus: The good genius, 1847; The greatest plague of life, 1847; Whom to marry and how to get married, 1848; The image of his father, 1848; The magic of kindness, 1849; Acting charades, 1850; The fear of the world, 1850, 1855, also titled Living for appearances)