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The Resource Gammer Gurton's famous histories : of Sir Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton, Tom Hickathrift, Friar Bacon, Robin Hood, and the King and the cobbler, newly revised and amended by Amb. Mer. [i.e. Ambrose Merton, pseud.]

Gammer Gurton's famous histories : of Sir Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton, Tom Hickathrift, Friar Bacon, Robin Hood, and the King and the cobbler, newly revised and amended by Amb. Mer. [i.e. Ambrose Merton, pseud.]

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Gammer Gurton's famous histories : of Sir Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton, Tom Hickathrift, Friar Bacon, Robin Hood, and the King and the cobbler
Title
Gammer Gurton's famous histories
Title remainder
of Sir Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton, Tom Hickathrift, Friar Bacon, Robin Hood, and the King and the cobbler
Statement of responsibility
newly revised and amended by Amb. Mer. [i.e. Ambrose Merton, pseud.]
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Gammer Gurton's famous histories : of Sir Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton, Tom Hickathrift, Friar Bacon, Robin Hood, and the King and the cobbler, newly revised and amended by Amb. Mer. [i.e. Ambrose Merton, pseud.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Dedication "to the indulgent reader" by Ambrose Merton: leaf [2] at beginning
  • Wood engravings: author's device on t.p., plates, margin illustrations, historiated initials, and tail-pieces
  • Some plates initialed: JF (i.e. John Franklin)
  • Title and text printed within ornamental border, designed and printed to resemble an illuminated manuscript
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
[2] leaves, 1-16, 49-64, 145-163, [1], 91-109, [1], 17-32, 77-90 p., [6] leaves of plates
Note
  • Red straight morocco grain cloth over boards, blocked in blind and gold; edges sprinkled in red.
  • Frontispiece has guardsheet.
  • Inscription in ink on upper free endpaper, dated: 1849.
  • Library shelfmark in black and white on spine.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32533841
  • ucoclc32533841
Label
Gammer Gurton's famous histories : of Sir Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton, Tom Hickathrift, Friar Bacon, Robin Hood, and the King and the cobbler, newly revised and amended by Amb. Mer. [i.e. Ambrose Merton, pseud.]
Publication
Note
  • Dedication "to the indulgent reader" by Ambrose Merton: leaf [2] at beginning
  • Wood engravings: author's device on t.p., plates, margin illustrations, historiated initials, and tail-pieces
  • Some plates initialed: JF (i.e. John Franklin)
  • Title and text printed within ornamental border, designed and printed to resemble an illuminated manuscript
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
[2] leaves, 1-16, 49-64, 145-163, [1], 91-109, [1], 17-32, 77-90 p., [6] leaves of plates
Note
  • Red straight morocco grain cloth over boards, blocked in blind and gold; edges sprinkled in red.
  • Frontispiece has guardsheet.
  • Inscription in ink on upper free endpaper, dated: 1849.
  • Library shelfmark in black and white on spine.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32533841
  • ucoclc32533841

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