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The Resource Riley's emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine ; for the improvement and pastime of youth : serving to display the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists : the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress ; for the use of schools ; written for the amusement of a young nobleman

Riley's emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine ; for the improvement and pastime of youth : serving to display the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists : the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress ; for the use of schools ; written for the amusement of a young nobleman

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Riley's emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine ; for the improvement and pastime of youth : serving to display the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists : the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress ; for the use of schools ; written for the amusement of a young nobleman
Title
Riley's emblems
Title remainder
natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine ; for the improvement and pastime of youth : serving to display the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists : the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress ; for the use of schools ; written for the amusement of a young nobleman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VCW
Citation location within source
p. 671-672
Citation source
Osborne Coll.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Riley's emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine ; for the improvement and pastime of youth : serving to display the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists : the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress ; for the use of schools ; written for the amusement of a young nobleman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Authorship attributed to John Huddlestone Wynne. Cf. Osborne Coll., cited below
  • Half title: Riley's choice emblems
  • First published in 1772 as "Choice emblems." Cf. Osborne Coll., cited below
  • Engraved frontispiece, 64 wood cut vignettes
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xxiv, 192 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Calf over boards; tooled in blind. Upper board detached. Ex libris Courtenay F. Wilson. Ex libris May & George Shiers. UCLA copy incomplete: frontispiece wanting.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Later marbled boards. Purchase, Lovett & Lovett, Booksellers, 1988. Lacks frontispiece.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20115061
  • ucoclc20115061
Label
Riley's emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine ; for the improvement and pastime of youth : serving to display the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists : the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress ; for the use of schools ; written for the amusement of a young nobleman
Publication
Note
  • Authorship attributed to John Huddlestone Wynne. Cf. Osborne Coll., cited below
  • Half title: Riley's choice emblems
  • First published in 1772 as "Choice emblems." Cf. Osborne Coll., cited below
  • Engraved frontispiece, 64 wood cut vignettes
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xxiv, 192 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Calf over boards; tooled in blind. Upper board detached. Ex libris Courtenay F. Wilson. Ex libris May & George Shiers. UCLA copy incomplete: frontispiece wanting.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Later marbled boards. Purchase, Lovett & Lovett, Booksellers, 1988. Lacks frontispiece.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20115061
  • ucoclc20115061

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