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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 founded 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 founded 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 founded on facts : illustrated with engravings
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
7(1)
Citation source
Moon, M. Harris (1992)
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ6.G168
LC item number
Ad 1823
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Harris and Son's original juvenile library
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 founded on facts : illustrated with engravings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series statement from cover
  • Half title: The adventures of Congo
  • Published anonymously. "Probably by Eliza Farrar, or else by William Gardiner"; cf. Moon, cited below. Attributed variously to either person; according to Moon, Farrar claimed the authorship for herself while Gardiner's family claimed it for him after his death
  • First edition; cf. Osborne and Moon
  • Frontispiece; illustrations dated Nov. 10, 1823. Two illustrations on each leaf of plates
  • Wood engraving: title-page vignette
  • Publisher's advertisement: [2] pages following text
  • Includes preface; table of contents
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 229
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
x, 191, [3] p., [12] leaves of plates
Lccn
87213130
Note
  • Publisher's quarter red sheep and blue printed paper over boards.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
  • Inscription on title-page.
Other physical details
24 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20353923
  • ucoclc20353923
Label
The adventures of Congo in search of his master : an American tale, containing a true account of a shipwreck, and interspersed with anecdotes founded on facts : illustrated with engravings
Publication
Note
  • Series statement from cover
  • Half title: The adventures of Congo
  • Published anonymously. "Probably by Eliza Farrar, or else by William Gardiner"; cf. Moon, cited below. Attributed variously to either person; according to Moon, Farrar claimed the authorship for herself while Gardiner's family claimed it for him after his death
  • First edition; cf. Osborne and Moon
  • Frontispiece; illustrations dated Nov. 10, 1823. Two illustrations on each leaf of plates
  • Wood engraving: title-page vignette
  • Publisher's advertisement: [2] pages following text
  • Includes preface; table of contents
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 229
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
x, 191, [3] p., [12] leaves of plates
Lccn
87213130
Note
  • Publisher's quarter red sheep and blue printed paper over boards.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
  • Inscription on title-page.
Other physical details
24 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20353923
  • ucoclc20353923

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