To reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York City, all NYPL locations are temporarily closed until further notice. Learn more and find out about remote access for Library services.


The literary miscellany, or, Selections and extracts, classical and scientific, with originals in prose and verse

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) <>

Collection Data

Nicholson, George, 1760-1825 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1801 - 1815 (Inferred)
Place: Stourport
Publisher: Printed by G. Nicholson
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Literary miscellany)
Young women -- Conduct of life
Young women -- Life skills guides
Content: Each selection with separate title page, imprint date and pagination, except for Mr. Tyrold's advice (p. 61-71, first set).
Statement of responsibility: Illustrations: Extra engraved title-vignette for Pennington's Unfortunate mother's advice, by S. Noble after W.M. Craig, and an unsigned endpiece; extra engraved title-vignette for De Lambert's Advice of a mother, by J. Hopwood after W. Hopwood; engraved title-vignette and endpiece for Gregory's A father's legacy, by C. Nesbit after T. Thurston (dated 1815); unsigned woodcut title-vignette for Horne's Picture of the female character.
Physical Description
Extent: [2], 71, [1], 52, 44, 8 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 15 cm.
Pforzheimer copy: Bound in three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15531524
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93064260-003e-0130-6962-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
2 results found