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Reid 4922. Part 1 of an illustrated book entitled, 'Minor Morals for young people. Illustrated in tales and travels.'
With illustrations by George Cruikshank and William Heath. Bound in dark brown textile. Lettered on the spine: "Minor morals."
Lettered on the title-page: "Illustrated in Tales and Travels by John Bowring. With engravings by George Cruikshank and William Heath. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave-Maria Lane. MDCCCXXXIV.'
verso: C. and W. Reynell, Printers, 16 Little Pulteney Street.
One the verso: C and W Reynell, Printers, 16 Little Pulteney street.
With a frontispiece by George Cruikshank, Reid 1632: 'Jayme the Robber and the Govenor of Crevillente.'
The illustrations by William Heath are as follows:
1. 'Arthur and the enraged carter.' p.2
2. 'The mushroom gatherer and the beggar girl.' p.32
3. 'The monk shewing the miraculous crows.' p.43
4. 'Alexander and the philosopher.' p.66
5. 'The footpad.' p.99
6. 'The itinerant preacher.' p.104
7. 'Mathilde at Pere la Chaise.' p.137
8. 'Jacquard before Napoleon and Carnot.' p.153
Letterpress book with etched illustrations
- Production date
Height: 169 millimetres (approx. page height)
Width: 106 millimetres (approx. page width)
- Curator's comments
- The first of three volumes (See Volume 2, 184, d.31, 1865.1111, 1606-1610 and Volume 3 1865,1111,1611-1616.)
The frontispiece illustration (Reid 1632) was first published in Pettigrew's History of Egyptian Mummies, 1833.
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