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Biography of a spaniel : to which is annexed The idiot, a tale.

Collection Data

Names
Hopwood, James, approximately 1752-1819 (Engraver)
Hopwood, William, 1784-1853 (Artist)
Showes, Mrs. (Author)
Minerva Press (Printer)
Lane, Newman, and Co. (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1804
Place: London
Publisher: Printed at the Minerva Press, for Lane and Newman
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Showes, Mrs. Biography) 1804
Topics
Dogs
Genres
Books
Notes
Content: Frontispiece engraved in stipple by James Hopwood after his brother, William
Content: The two stories first appeared in 1797 in Interesting tales, attributed to Mrs. Showes. First published separately in 1803. Cf. Osborne, v. 2, p. 862.
Ownership: "A present from John Carver Middleton, Dorcester, 1812 to J. S. Crompton" (inscription on front free endpaper); "J. S. Crompton, 1812" (inscription on t.p.).
Physical Description
Extent: 141, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 14 cm. (12mo)
Binding: Dark green roan, marbled boards
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16429861
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8d68e90-c604-012f-4f01-58d385a7bc34
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