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Creator:
Borusławski, Józef, 1739-1837, author.
Title:
Memoirs of the celebrated dwarf, Joseph Boruwlaski, a Polish gentleman : containing a faithful and curious account of his birth, education, marriage, travels and voyages / written by himself ; translated from the French by Mr. Des Carrieres ; with a copper-plate engraving, wherein he is represented in a family-scene.
Alternate Title(s):
Mémoires du célèbre nain, Joseph Boruwlaski. English
Published/Created:
London : [publisher not identified], 1788.
Physical Description:
vii, [9], 247, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GN69.5.B6 A5 1788
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With an additional French title-page, and a list of subscribers.
Frontispiece engraving represents author in a family scene.
Text in French and English on facing pages.
ESTC, T143832
Toole-Stott, R. Bibliography of English conjuring 2634
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: lacks additional French title page. Bound in later brown half leather and brown cloth.
Subject Terms:
Borusławski, Józef, 1739-1837 -- Travel -- Early works to 1800.
Borusławski, Józef, 1739-1837.
Dwarfism.
Dwarfs (Persons) -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1788.
Autobiography.
Memoirs.
Contributors:
Hérissant Des Carrières, Jean-Thomas, 1742-1820, translator.
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