The science of love, or, The whole art of courtship...

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

Barlow, Inigo (Engraver)
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811? (Artist)
Roach, John, active 1796 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1792
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Roach
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Science of love)
Handbooks and manuals
Citation/reference: ESTC T47184
Content: Illustrations: engraved title page with vignette; frontispiece by Barlow, after "Cruikshanks" (probably Isaac Cruikshank).
Content: Signatures: A-C⁶.
Physical Description
Extent: Iv, [5]-84 p. ; [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
Binding: Recent half calf, marbled boards, spine title in gilt.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15413965
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d50c080-c602-012f-88aa-58d385a7bc34
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