Charles Battell Loomis

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Charles Battell Loomis in 1910.

Charles Battell Loomis (1861–1911) was an American author.


Loomis was born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at the Polytechnic Institute there. He was in business from 1879 to 1891, but he gave it up to devote himself to the writing of magazine sketches and books much appreciated for their humor.


  • Just Rhymes (1899)
  • The Four-Masted Cat-Boat (1899)
  • Yankee Enchantments (1900)
  • A Partnership in Magic (1903)
  • Cheerful Americans (1903)
  • Araminta and the Automobile (1903)
  • More Cheerful Americans (1904)
  • I've Been Thinking (1905)
  • Minerva's Manœuvres (1905)
  • Cheer Up! (1906)
  • A Bath in an English Tub (1907)
  • Poe's "Raven" in an Elevator (1907) (the third edition of More Cheerful Americans)
  • The Knack of It (1908)
  • A Holiday Touch (1908)
  • Just Irish (1909)


  • Wikisource-logo.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.

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