Memoirs of a peg-top / by the author of Adventures of a pincushion.

Author
Kilner, Mary Ann, 1753-1831 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed and sold by John Marshall and Co., no. 4 in Aldermary Church-Yard, Bow-Lane, [not after 1789]
Description
4 unnumbered pages, 9-108 pages : illustrations (wood engravings) ; 13 cm (12⁰)

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Notes
  • Attribution to Kilner from "The Book Collector," v.18 (1969), p.519.
  • Date based on inscription in Cotsen copy; Marshall & Co. active between 1779 and 1789 (cf. David Stoker. "John Marshall, John Evans and the Cheap Repository Tracts 1793-1800").
  • "Price sixpence"--At foot of title page.
  • Unnumbered frontispiece and title page, followed by Preface on pages numbered "vi" and "viii"
  • Signatures: A-I⁶.
  • Distinct from Marshall's 112 page version of this title with the same "Marshall & Co." imprint; also, in this issue the title page has an added line spacing between imprint and price, the Preface is set in italics, and the text is in a smaller font; no precedence established.
  • Cotsen copy: Inscribed on front pastedown: "Matilda Hall, April 27th, 1789."
Binding note
Contemporary brown paper-covered boards, embossed in a floral design.
OCLC
896148170
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