Sunday, March 11, 2012

Alfred Henry Miles

Alfred Henry Miles

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Alfred Henry Miles/Alfred H. Miles (1848 - 30 October 1929) was a prolific Victorian author, editor, anthologist, journalist, composer and lecturer who published hundreds of works on a wide range of topics, ranging from poetry (The Poets and the Poetry of the Century, 10 vols. ), warfare (Wars of the Olden Times, Abraham to Cromwell) to household encyclopaedias with information for every conceivable contingency, and even advice to the lovelorn. He was Guardian of the Poor for six years and a member of the London Borough of Lewisham from 1904-06. He was editor of The Fifty-two Library, a series of children's adventure stories published by Hutchinson & Co., London in the nineteenth century. He compiled some fifty volumes that appeared at five shillings apiece.

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