F. Anstey, pseud. of Thomas Anstey Guthrie, 1856–1934, English author. He relinquished his law practice to write humorous fiction. His best and most successful works are marked by an atmosphere of fantasy and include Vice Versa (1882), The Tinted Venus (1885), and The Brass Bottle (1900). Besides translating several comedies of Molière, he wrote the play The Man from Blankley's, successfully produced in 1901.
"Anstey, F.." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 26, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/anstey-f
"Anstey, F.." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved April 26, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/anstey-f