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Fables anciennes et modernes, adaptées a l'usage des enfans

Collection Data

Names
Hodgkins, Thomas (Publisher)
Mulready, William, 1786-1863 (Illustrator)
Godwin, William, 1756-1836 (Author)
Godwin, Mary Jane (Translator)
Aesop (Bibliographic antecedent)
Spilsbury, Charles (Printer)
Drax, J. Sawbridge Erle (John Samuel Wanley Sawbridge Erle), 1800-1887 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1806
Place: London
Publisher: Thomas Hodgkins
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Godwin, W. Fables ancient and modern. 1806. FRE)
Topics
Aesop's fables
Genres
Prints
Fables
Notes
Content: Errata: p. x.; Publisher's advertisements: p. 269[-270].
Content: Engraved title vignette by William Mulready; six additional engraved plates, each with twelve small illustrations, each representing a fable.
Content: Godwin established his Juvenile Library in the name of Thomas Hodgkins, whom he employed to run the bookshop. When Hodgkins was discovered pilfering shop profits, Godwin had him removed from the business, despite the fact that it legally belonged to Hodgkins. The company was soon reestablished under the name of Godwin's second wife, Mary Jane (cf. St. Clair's The Godwins and the Shelleys).
Physical Description
Extent: X, 269, [1] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Engravings
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12751624
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a477910-c61d-012f-db19-58d385a7bc34
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