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The literary miscellany, or, Selections and extracts, classical and scientific, with originals in prose and verse

Collection Data

Nicholson, George, 1760-1825 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1801 - 1815 (Inferred)
Place: Stourport
Publisher: Printed by G. Nicholson
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Literary miscellany)
Young women -- Conduct of life
Young women -- Life skills guides
Content: Each selection with separate title page, imprint date and pagination, except for Mr. Tyrold's advice (p. 61-71, first set).
Statement of responsibility: Illustrations: Extra engraved title-vignette for Pennington's Unfortunate mother's advice, by S. Noble after W.M. Craig, and an unsigned endpiece; extra engraved title-vignette for De Lambert's Advice of a mother, by J. Hopwood after W. Hopwood; engraved title-vignette and endpiece for Gregory's A father's legacy, by C. Nesbit after T. Thurston (dated 1815); unsigned woodcut title-vignette for Horne's Picture of the female character.
Physical Description
Extent: [2], 71, [1], 52, 44, 8 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 15 cm.
Pforzheimer copy: Bound in three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15531524
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93064260-003e-0130-6962-58d385a7bc34
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