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The Resource The diverting history of John Gilpin: : showing how he went farther than he intended, and came safe home again., Written by Wm. Cowper ; with drawings by R. Caldecott

The diverting history of John Gilpin: : showing how he went farther than he intended, and came safe home again., Written by Wm. Cowper ; with drawings by R. Caldecott

Label
The diverting history of John Gilpin: : showing how he went farther than he intended, and came safe home again.
Title
The diverting history of John Gilpin:
Title remainder
showing how he went farther than he intended, and came safe home again.
Statement of responsibility
Written by Wm. Cowper ; with drawings by R. Caldecott
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
RBN
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
One of R. Caldecott's picture books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The diverting history of John Gilpin: : showing how he went farther than he intended, and came safe home again., Written by Wm. Cowper ; with drawings by R. Caldecott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Caption title; imprint from cover
  • "One shilling"--Cover
  • "London Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans" --p. [32]
  • Small-format edition of title first published in 1878; probably printed, if not issued, between 1889, when Routledge became a limited liability company, and 1899, when F. Warne acquired much of the Routledge list
  • "Miniature editions" of the first four Caldecott picture books (The house that Jack built, The diverting history of John Gilpin, An elegy on the death of a mad dog, and The babes in the wood) were later advertised by F. Warne
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 1916
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
Miniature ed.
Extent
31, [1] p.
Note
  • In color printed pictorial wrapper; illustrated title by Caldecott on front cover; illustrated portion of caption title, with added blue and red engraved tint, on back cover; saddle stitched; all edges gilt.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
Other physical details
ill. (wood engravings; some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27082402
  • ucoclc27082402
Label
The diverting history of John Gilpin: : showing how he went farther than he intended, and came safe home again., Written by Wm. Cowper ; with drawings by R. Caldecott
Publication
Note
  • Caption title; imprint from cover
  • "One shilling"--Cover
  • "London Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans" --p. [32]
  • Small-format edition of title first published in 1878; probably printed, if not issued, between 1889, when Routledge became a limited liability company, and 1899, when F. Warne acquired much of the Routledge list
  • "Miniature editions" of the first four Caldecott picture books (The house that Jack built, The diverting history of John Gilpin, An elegy on the death of a mad dog, and The babes in the wood) were later advertised by F. Warne
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 1916
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
Miniature ed.
Extent
31, [1] p.
Note
  • In color printed pictorial wrapper; illustrated title by Caldecott on front cover; illustrated portion of caption title, with added blue and red engraved tint, on back cover; saddle stitched; all edges gilt.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
Other physical details
ill. (wood engravings; some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27082402
  • ucoclc27082402

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