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Creator:
Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

My shooting box / by Frank Forester (Henry Wm. Herbert, Esq.) ...

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Carey and Hart, 1846.
©1845
Physical Description:
viii, [1], 10-179, [1] pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PS1919.H6 M9 1846
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The four plates, including the added title page, are wood-engraved. Engraved by Butler & Roberts, Henry Walker Herrick, and Gilbert & Gihon; after Henry William Herbert and and Felix Octavius Carr Darley.
"Stereotyped by J.C.D. Christman and Co. T.K. and P.G. Collins, printers."--Title page verso.
Cover imprint varies: "Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 126 Chesnut St. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co. And for sale by W.H. Graham, New York ... [and 11 other booksellers]."
Bibliography of American Literature notes two states: "1: Folio iii present. P. <180> devoted to advertisements: Philadelphia, May, 1845. Carey & Hart's Cheap Publications ... 2: Folio iii not present. P. <180> blank."
Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature, 8091
Publisher's advertisements, page [180].
BEIN Za T376 843md: Another copy. [With: [Thompson, William Tappan] 1812-1882. Major Jones's courtship ... 1847]. Probably later state. Front. signed H.W. Herbert, ... no. iii. on prelim. pages. No advertisements on p. [180].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original printed wrappers. With [12] additional pages of publisher's advertisements at end not included in pagination. Bookplate in slipcase: William Mitchell Van Winkle. Signed in manuscript on added engraved title: Mount Holly Library Company.
Subject Terms:
Game and game-birds -- Fiction.
Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858 -- Autograph.
Mount Holly Library Company -- Provenance.
Shooting -- Fiction.
Van Winkle, William Mitchell -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1846.
Contributors:
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, illustrator.
Herrick, Henry Walker, 1824-1906, engraver.
Butler & Roberts, engraver.
Gilbert & Gihon, engraver.
Carey & Hart, publisher.
Burgess, Stringer & Co., publisher.
J.C.D. Christman & Co., stereotyper.
T.K. & P.G. Collins (Firm), printer.
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