Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

(1811-1856) UK author of about 50 plays including Peter Wilkins (1846 chap) with Mark Lemon (1809-1870), which dramatizes The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins (1751) by Robert Paltock (1697-1767), a popular Fantastic Voyage. [JC]

Gilbert Abbott À Beckett


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