William Brighty Rands (1823 - 1882 / England)
Born in 1823, William Brighty Rands published several volumes of children's literature anonymously and contributed to various periodicals under various pseudonyms, especially Matthew Browne, Henry Holbeach, and T. Talker. He worked as a reporter in the House of Commons and died in 1882. His major publications were:
[Browne, Matthew] Chaucer's England (London: Hurst and Blackett, 1869).
Lilliput Levee (1864)
Lilliput Lectures (London: Strahan, 1871). PR 5209 R2 L5 York University Library
Lilliput Revels (New York: G. Routledge, 1871). Microopaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1970. Center of Research Libraries Database.
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