Mrs. Leicester's school, or, The history of several young ladies, related by themselves

Collection History

The selection of images was prepared for the companion volume and website accompanying an exhibition, "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era," held April 8 - July 30, 2005 in the Library's D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall.

Related Resources

Denlinger, Elizabeth Campbell. Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era (2005)

NYPL. "Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era."(2005) <http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/victoria/>

Collection Data

Names
Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847 (Author)
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 (Author)
Hopwood, William, 1784-1853 (Artist)
Hopwood, James, approximately 1752-1819 (Engraver)
M.J. Godwin & Co. (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1809
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for M.J. Godwin
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Lamb, M. Mrs. Leicester's school. 1809. 2 ed.)
Genres
Books
Notes
Citation/reference: Thomson, J.C. Bibliography, p. 32-33
Content: Signatures: [A]² B-H¹² I⁶.
Statement of responsibility: Of the ten stories included, three are written by C. Lamb: "The witch aunt," "First going to church," and "The sea voyage." All other stories are written by M. Lamb (cf. Thomson).
Content: Dedication: Signed "M.B.," p. viii. Initials are those of a fictitious teacher at Mrs. Leicester's school (cf. Thomson).
Content: Publisher's advertisements: p. [180].
Content: Illustration: Full-page engraved frontispiece by J. Hopwood after W. Hopwood.
Physical Description
Extent: [4], 179, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Binding: Brown paper boards with red morocco backstrip, gilt spine rules.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG02-B4433
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15526058
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1140ea20-c605-012f-e592-58d385a7bc34
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