Bentley's Miscellany. No. 1, January 2, 1837 / edited by Boz ; & illustrated by George Cruikshank.
- [London] : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street ; Edinburgh : Bell and Bradfute ; Dublin : John Cumming, 1837.
- Physical Description:
- , 104 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsAP4 .B46 1837+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Information
- Cover title. Wood-engraved cover illustration by John Thompson.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in purple half morocco, by Scroll Club, N.Y. Extra illustrated, with original text inlaid. The inserted material includes a two-line note in the hand of Charles Dickens; two letters from Richard Bentley (publisher); original bill for the artwork illustrating the cover of the Miscellany; and two additional letters concerning the Miscellany. There are also letters from contributors to the first number; an original manuscript of P. Prout; two manuscript tickets to a balloon ascension; letter from R.H. Barnham (who wrote "The monstre balloon"); portion of a balloon handbill, with letter by Francis Mahony; letter from Samuel Lover; etc. Most of the letters are addressed to Edward Moran.
- Subject Terms:
- English literature -- Periodicals.Scroll Club -- Bookbinder.
- Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Wood engravings -- 1837.
- Song of the month / by Father Prout
- Prologue / by Dr. Maginn
- Our opening chaunt
- Recollections of the late George Colman / by Theodore Hook
- Impromptu / by the late George Colman
- The "Monstre" balloon
- Handy Andy / by Samuel Lover
- Legend of Manor Hall / by the author of "Headlong Hall"
- Terence O'Shaughnessy / by the Author of "Stories of Waterloo"
- The Sabine farmer's serenade / by Father Prout
- Public life of Mr. Tulrumble / by "Boz"
- To the hot wells of Clifton / by Father Prout
- The marine ghost / by the author of "Rattlin the reefer"
- Old age and youth / by T. Haynes Bayly
- An evening of visits / by J. Fenimore Cooper, author of "The pilot"
- Who are you? / Metastasio, Fontenelle, and Samuel Lover
- Metropolitan men of science no. 1
- Kyan's patent, the nine muses, and the anti-dry-rot
- The original of "Not a drum was heard," by Father Prout
- A gossip with some old English poets / by C. Ollier
- The rising periodical; Mr. Verdan'ts account of the last aerial ascent / by T. Haynes Bayly
- An Italian anecdote / by the author of "Hajji Baba."
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