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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 W. 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 W. 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 W. Dodd ..
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • J94(3)
  • 4104
Citation source
  • Roscoe, S. Newbery
  • Hugo, T. Bewick
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 W. Dodd ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1795; cf. Osborne, Welch, and Roscoe, all cited below
  • Frontispiece engraved by E. Thomson after Stothard; dated 1799
  • Preface signed Stephen Jones
  • Wood engravings: title-page vignette, head- and tail-pieces, "many in the Bewick manner or aping him. Many may be the work of W. M. Craig"--Roscoe. Hugo cites this edition as a Bewick reprint; cf. citation below
  • Includes table of contents
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 704
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 2231
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 295.1
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
The third edition, ornamented with upwards of thirty engravings, beautifully cut on wood.
Extent
xxiv, 288 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Light brown tree calf over boards; rebacked.
  • Pencilled scribbles on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31227893
  • ucoclc31227893
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 W. Dodd ..
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1795; cf. Osborne, Welch, and Roscoe, all cited below
  • Frontispiece engraved by E. Thomson after Stothard; dated 1799
  • Preface signed Stephen Jones
  • Wood engravings: title-page vignette, head- and tail-pieces, "many in the Bewick manner or aping him. Many may be the work of W. M. Craig"--Roscoe. Hugo cites this edition as a Bewick reprint; cf. citation below
  • Includes table of contents
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 704
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 2231
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 295.1
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
The third edition, ornamented with upwards of thirty engravings, beautifully cut on wood.
Extent
xxiv, 288 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Light brown tree calf over boards; rebacked.
  • Pencilled scribbles on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31227893
  • ucoclc31227893

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