The fortune-teller : by which young gentlemen and ladies may easily foretel a variety of important events, that will happen both to themselves, and their acquaintance / by the renowned Doctor Hurlothrumbo, chief magician and astrologer to the King of the Cuckoos.

Author
Hurlothrumbo, Doctor [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed (by H. Bryer, Bridge-street, Blackfriars) for J. Harris, succesor [sic] to E. Newbery, at the corner of St. Paul's Church Yard, [ca. 1803]
Description
63, [1] p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 97 mm.

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Notes
  • At foot of t.p.: (Price Two-Pence).
  • Harris re-issue of this title, most likely made up of Newbery sheets with a new title page. Roscoe records only a single copy of the 1785 EN printing, but in 1975 JGS inspected an unlisted 1799 EN version in a private collection.
  • Date from Moon, cited below.
  • Cf. Roscoe, S. Newbery (1973), J141.
  • Cotsen c. 1: Imperfect: frontispiece and upper wrapper wanting. Extensive repairs to corners and margins.
  • Cotsen c. 1: Inscribed on verso t.p. (obscured by mounting): Susannah Atkins [?] her book.
  • Cotsen c. 1: Marbled boards in slipcase with spine title 'The fortune teller London 1801'.
References
Moon, M. Harris (1992), 387(1)
OCLC
14555100
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