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Elements of morality: for the use of children with an introductory address to parents

Collection Data

Salzmann, Christian Gotthilf, 1744-1811 (Author)
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797 (Translator)
Chodowiecki, Daniel, 1726-1801 (Artist)
Blake, William, 1757-1827 (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1791
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Crowder for J. Johnson
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Wollstonecraft, M. Elements of morality)
Conduct of life
Biographical/historical: Advertisement is signed by Mary Wollstonecraft, who translated the work while making it an English story.
Biographical/historical: "The German original ... Moralisches elementarbuch, was published in Leipzig in 1785. It was illustrated with seventy plates; designed and engraved by Chodowiecki. Forty-nine of these were redrawn by Blake for the translation, one, numbered 20 ... being, however, somewhat altered from the original. He added two more of his own designing ... plate 27 ... plate 28." cf. Grolier Club, Catalogue of books by William Blake.
Citation/reference: Keynes, 104.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 v. (v. 1: 1 l., xxxii, 168 p.; v. 2: 1 l., 190 p.; v. 3: 1 l., 198 p.) engr. pls. 16 cm.
Without the frontispiece
Contemporary half calf, French shell marbled boards, gilt decorated on spines, red morocco labels, speckled edges
Harry Browne's bookplate. Signed in ink, "Eliza Bell".
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 12112737
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13999719
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4962110-c603-012f-021b-58d385a7bc34
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