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The Resource The adventures of Congo in search of his master : an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck and interspersed with anecdotes found on facts : illustrated with engravings

The adventures of Congo in search of his master : an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck and interspersed with anecdotes found on facts : illustrated with engravings

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The adventures of Congo in search of his master : an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck and interspersed with anecdotes found on facts : illustrated with engravings
Title
The adventures of Congo in search of his master
Title remainder
an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck and interspersed with anecdotes found on facts : illustrated with engravings
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
29955
Citation source
Rinderknecht. Checklist of Amer. imprints
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The adventures of Congo in search of his master : an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck and interspersed with anecdotes found on facts : illustrated with engravings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Date from Rinderknecht, cited below
  • First published in London, in 1823; cf. Osborne and Moon, both cited below
  • Published anonymously. "Probably by Eliza Farrar, or else by William Gardiner"; cf. Moon. Attributed variously to either person. According to Moon, Farrar claimed the authorship for herself while Gardiner's family claimed it for him posthumously
  • Engravings: frontispiece; plates. Two illustrations on each leaf of plates
  • "Munroe & Francis's Juvenile library"--lower board of publisher's binding
  • Wood engraving: title-page vignette
  • Includes preface; table of contents
  • Spine title: Congo
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 229
  • Cf. Moon, M. Harris (1992), 7
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
168 p., [8] leaves of plates
Note
  • Publisher's quarter red sheep and tan printed paper over boards.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31043870
  • ucoclc31043870
Label
The adventures of Congo in search of his master : an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck and interspersed with anecdotes found on facts : illustrated with engravings
Publication
Note
  • Date from Rinderknecht, cited below
  • First published in London, in 1823; cf. Osborne and Moon, both cited below
  • Published anonymously. "Probably by Eliza Farrar, or else by William Gardiner"; cf. Moon. Attributed variously to either person. According to Moon, Farrar claimed the authorship for herself while Gardiner's family claimed it for him posthumously
  • Engravings: frontispiece; plates. Two illustrations on each leaf of plates
  • "Munroe & Francis's Juvenile library"--lower board of publisher's binding
  • Wood engraving: title-page vignette
  • Includes preface; table of contents
  • Spine title: Congo
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 229
  • Cf. Moon, M. Harris (1992), 7
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
168 p., [8] leaves of plates
Note
  • Publisher's quarter red sheep and tan printed paper over boards.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31043870
  • ucoclc31043870

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