The mirror of the graces, or, The English lady's costume

Collection History

The selection of images was prepared for the companion volume and website accompanying an exhibition, "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era," held April 8 - July 30, 2005 in the Library's D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall.

Related Resources

Denlinger, Elizabeth Campbell. Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era (2005)

NYPL. "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era."(2005) <http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/victoria/>

Collection Data

Names
B. and R. Crosby and Co. (Publisher)
J. Swan and Son (Printer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1811 (Questionable)
Place: London
Publisher: B. and R. Crosby and Co.
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Mirror of the graces) 1811
Topics
Women
Costume -- Great Britain
Genres
Books
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Colophon: J. Swan and Son, Printers, 76, Fleet Street, London.
Date: Bookseller's note: c. 1810. Plates dated 1811.
Content: 12mo: [A]⁵, b⁶, B-U⁶, X⁴. [A]2 lacking.
Content: Includes fly-title to Recipes. Publisher's advertisements: 2 p. following text on lower cover.
Physical Description
Extent: Vii, [1], [11]-17, [xix]-xxiii, [9]-241, [2] p. (161 misnumbered 116) plates. 15 cm.
Original blue-gray printed boards (dirty and rubbed), rebacked with pale blue paper, modern printed label. Uncut. Foxed.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 37701713
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13341231
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bfce22d0-c603-012f-ec0b-58d385a7bc34
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