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Curiosities of art 1 edition

Curiosities of art
Charles Cowden Clarke

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Curiosities of art
as related to his children by Mr. Adam Stock ; illustrated by G. F. Sargent.

Published 1844 by Wm. S. Orr & Co. in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Part I
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Part II
Part III
The Olympic Jupiter of Elis
The Colossus of Rhodes
The Pantheon
The Coliseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre
The Castle of St. Angelo
Basilica Vaticana, or St. Peter's Church
The Royal Palace of Caserta, Naples.

Edition Notes

"Price One Shilling."--Cover.

Author taken from The Osborne collection of early children's books, Vol. I., 1958.

Surrounding the cover title: "Young England's Little Library.".

T.p. printed in red and black within red rule border. Text printed within thin black rule border.

Includes wood engraved decorative head-piece and tail-piece.

All except one plate with imprint: "Russell, litho. Lovells Ct. Paternoster Row".

St. John, Judith. The Osborne collection of early childrens books, Vol. I, p. 180.

MASS copy: In original white paper wrappers printed in red in the same design as McLean D 0223, McLean D 0479 and McLean D 0480. Upper and lower wrapper printed with titling and surrounding wood-engraved decorative border pattern. Upper wrapper with imprint: "Printed by Vizetelly Brothers & Co.". Inside of upper wrapper printed in red and black with publisher's advertisement for "Young England's Little Library : a batch of Christmas, New-Year, and Birth-Day Gift Books, for Children.", including a list of the books in the series.

Young England's little library
Specimens., Juvenile literature.

The Physical Object

[2], 32 p., [4] leaves of plates :
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