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Tales of the dead: principally translated from the French

Collection Data

Names
Eyriès, J. B. B. (Jean Baptiste Benoît), 1767-1846 (Translator)
Utterson, Sarah Elizabeth Brown, 1782?-1851 (Adapter)
White, Cochrane & Co (Publisher)
Pym, Horace N. (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1813
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co. ...
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Fantasmagoriana. 1813. ENG)
Topics
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Books and reading
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- Books and reading
Polidori, John William, 1795-1821 -- Books and reading
Ghost stories
Genres
Books
Notes
"Mainly translated and adapted from 'Fantasmagoriana, ou, Recueil d'histoires, d'apparitions, de spectres, revenants [...] traduit de l'allemand, par un Amateur' [by Jean Baptiste Benoît Eyriès] (Paris, 1812)." --Garside.
Statement of responsibility: Translated and adapted by Sarah Elizabeth Utterson. (Cf. Garside)
"In the Introduction to the 1831 edn. of her Frankenstein, Mary Shelley mentions that a reading of the French version of this work in the company of Byron, Polidori and Percy B. Shelley ... prompted their decision to write ghost stories." --Garside.
Acquisition: Johnson ; 9/18/01 ; uk5500
Physical Description
Extent: [4], viii, 248 p. ;20 cm. (8vo)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 10002411
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG04-B4598
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15986395
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb098730-012d-0135-64b6-1be8d4a2d71b
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