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The Resource The beauties of history, or, Pictures of virtue and vice : drawn from examples of men, eminent for their virtues or infamous for their vices : selected for the instruction and entertainment of youth, by the late William Dodd ..

The beauties of history, or, Pictures of virtue and vice : drawn from examples of men, eminent for their virtues or infamous for their vices : selected for the instruction and entertainment of youth, by the late William Dodd ..

Label
The beauties of history, or, Pictures of virtue and vice : drawn from examples of men, eminent for their virtues or infamous for their vices : selected for the instruction and entertainment of youth
Title
The beauties of history, or, Pictures of virtue and vice
Title remainder
drawn from examples of men, eminent for their virtues or infamous for their vices : selected for the instruction and entertainment of youth
Statement of responsibility
by the late William Dodd ..
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
EYW
Citation location within source
  • 88
  • J94(2)
  • 2231
Citation source
  • Hugo, T. Bewick
  • Roscoe, S. Newbery
  • Gumuchian
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The beauties of history, or, Pictures of virtue and vice : drawn from examples of men, eminent for their virtues or infamous for their vices : selected for the instruction and entertainment of youth, by the late William Dodd ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1795; cf. Osborne, Welch, and Roscoe, all cited below
  • Frontispiece engraved by E. Thomson after Stothard
  • Preface dated March, 1796; signed Stephen Jones
  • Publisher's advertisements: [6] pages at end
  • Wood engravings: title-page vignette, text ill.; by John Bewick; cf. Roscoe
  • Includes table of contents
  • UCLA copy imperfect: frontispiece wanting.
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 704
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 295.1
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements, and ornamented with vignettes by Bewick.
Extent
xviii, 300, [6] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards; red label on spine, Upper board partially detached. In terra cotta case.
  • Ex libris Benjamin Dickinson; his inscription and bookplate on upper paste-down.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05004037
  • ucoclc5004037
Label
The beauties of history, or, Pictures of virtue and vice : drawn from examples of men, eminent for their virtues or infamous for their vices : selected for the instruction and entertainment of youth, by the late William Dodd ..
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1795; cf. Osborne, Welch, and Roscoe, all cited below
  • Frontispiece engraved by E. Thomson after Stothard
  • Preface dated March, 1796; signed Stephen Jones
  • Publisher's advertisements: [6] pages at end
  • Wood engravings: title-page vignette, text ill.; by John Bewick; cf. Roscoe
  • Includes table of contents
  • UCLA copy imperfect: frontispiece wanting.
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 704
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 295.1
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements, and ornamented with vignettes by Bewick.
Extent
xviii, 300, [6] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards; red label on spine, Upper board partially detached. In terra cotta case.
  • Ex libris Benjamin Dickinson; his inscription and bookplate on upper paste-down.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05004037
  • ucoclc5004037

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