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Curiosities in the Tower of London

Label
Curiosities in the Tower of London
Title
Curiosities in the Tower of London
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IUL
Citation location within source
  • 4088
  • pages 799-800
Citation source
  • Gumuchian & cie. Livres de l'enfance du XVe au XIXe siècle
  • Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Curiosities in the Tower of London
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Boreman is the probable author of the complete Gigantick histories series; see Percy Muir, English children's books, p. 60
  • Gigantick histories are "the forerunners of the Lilliputian magazine published by Newbery in 1752"; see Gumuchian, cited below
  • List of subscribers: volume 1: pages xi-xxiv ; volume 2: pages v-xviii
  • Woodcut frontispiece; ornamental head-pieces
  • Publisher's advertisements at end of both volumes
  • Price: Four pence
Dimensions
62 mm.
Edition
The second edition.
Extent
2 volumes (124, [4]; 125, [3] pages)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Volumes III and IV of a boxed set of ten Gigantick histories (including 2 copies of volume IX). First and second volumes bound in orange/brown, and green/ivory embossed Dutch paper over boards, respectively. Illustrated bookplate on front pastedown of d'Alté Aldridge Welch. Each volume laid in an outer binding of blue and white marbled paper boards, with small typed paper labels, and string loop on spine; with 8 other volumes in matching box of blue and white marbled paper.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10191612
  • ucoclc10191612
Label
Curiosities in the Tower of London
Publication
Note
  • Boreman is the probable author of the complete Gigantick histories series; see Percy Muir, English children's books, p. 60
  • Gigantick histories are "the forerunners of the Lilliputian magazine published by Newbery in 1752"; see Gumuchian, cited below
  • List of subscribers: volume 1: pages xi-xxiv ; volume 2: pages v-xviii
  • Woodcut frontispiece; ornamental head-pieces
  • Publisher's advertisements at end of both volumes
  • Price: Four pence
Dimensions
62 mm.
Edition
The second edition.
Extent
2 volumes (124, [4]; 125, [3] pages)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Volumes III and IV of a boxed set of ten Gigantick histories (including 2 copies of volume IX). First and second volumes bound in orange/brown, and green/ivory embossed Dutch paper over boards, respectively. Illustrated bookplate on front pastedown of d'Alté Aldridge Welch. Each volume laid in an outer binding of blue and white marbled paper boards, with small typed paper labels, and string loop on spine; with 8 other volumes in matching box of blue and white marbled paper.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10191612
  • ucoclc10191612

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