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Mounseer Nongtongpaw: a new version

Collection Data

Mulready, William, 1786-1863 (Illustrator)
M.J. Godwin & Co. (Publisher)
Richard Taylor and Co. (Printer)
Taylor, John, 1757-1832 (Attributed name)
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 (Attributed name)
Godwin, William, 1756-1836 (Attributed name)
Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814 (Bibliographic antecedent)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1811
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for M.J. Godwin, at the Juvenile Library
Edition: third
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Shelley, M. Mounseer Nongtongpaw. 1811)
Content: Godwin exhibition
Content: Chas. J. Sawyer, 7/64.
Statement of responsibility: Illustrated possibly by William Mulready (DNB); Authorship uncertain; based upon C. Dibdin's song, "Mounseer Nong Tong Paw" (1796); perhaps a collaborative effort by John Taylor (1757-1832), William Mulready, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft [Godwin] Shelley (cf. E. W. Sunstein's "A William Godwin Letter, and Young Mary Godwin's Part in 'Mounseer Nongtongpaw'" in the Keats-Shelley journal, v. 45 (1996), p. 19-22).
Content: "To enable the unlearned reader to enter into the spirit of the following story, he should be informed, that 'Je vous n'entends pas,' is French for 'I don't understand you.'" -- title-page verso.
Physical Description
Extent: 16 p. 12 col. plates; 13 cm.
Disbound; with printed brown paper lower cover only. -- Each plate fully hand-colored. -- Within white envelope.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 11048925
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13410520
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c539350-c628-012f-f297-58d385a7bc34
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