Author:Henry Cole

Henry Cole

Public servant and inventor; wrote under the pseudonym Felix Summerly. Brother of Charles Augustus Cole.

Henry Cole


  • Hand-Book for the City of Canterbury (1843)
  • A Hand-Book for the Architecture, Sculpture, Tombs, and Decorations of Westminster Abbey (1859)
  • A hand-book to Hampton Court (1884) (transcription project)
  • Editor of the "Home Treasury" series:
    • Traditional Nursery Songs of England (1843)
    • Little Red Riding Hood (1843)
    • Beauty and the Beast (1843)
    • Bible Events: First Series (1843)
    • The Pleasant History of Reynard the Fox, Told by the Pictures of Albert van Everdingen (1843)
    • An Alphabet of Quadrupeds (1844)
    • Bible Events: Second Series (1844)
    • Puck's Reports to Oberon (1844)
    • The Chronicle of the Valiant Feats, Wonderful Victories & Bold Adventures of Jack the Giant-Killer (1845)
    • Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper (1845)
    • The Favorite Fairy Tales of Whittington and His Cat, The Sisters, Golden Locks, Grumble & Cheery, and The Eagle's Verdict (1846)
    • The Lively History of Jack and the Beanstalk (1846)
    • Tales from Spenser’s Faerie Queen (1846)


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.