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Creator:
Du Bois, Edward, 1774-1850.
Title(s):

My pocket book, or, Hints for "a ryghte merrie and conceitede" tour, in quarto, to be called "The stranger in Ireland," in 1805 : with humorous plates / by a Knight Errant ; to which is added a correct report of the trial of Carr (Knight) v. Hood and Sharpe, (booksellers.)

Additional Title(s):

My pocket book

Hints for "a ryghte merrie and conceitede' tour, in quarto, to be called "The stranger in Ireland," in 1805

Edition:
Third edition, with various additions and improvements.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, Poultry, 1808.
Physical Description:
xxviii, 199, [9], 39, [1] p., [5] leaves of plates (one folded) : ill. ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA975 .D83 1808
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
A burlesque on Sir John Carr's "Stranger in Ireland."
Abbey attributes authorship to Du Bois.
Edition statement transposed; follows author's name on title page.
"Harding and Wright, printers, St. John's Square."--P. 199.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 279
George, no. 11084-11088
NSTC, P2226
NSTC, D2010
"A correct report of the trial of Carr," [8], 39 p. at end, has special t.-p.: Libel. Sir John Carr's against Hood and Sharpe. Report of the above case, tried at the sitting after Trinity Term, before Lord Ellenborough, and a special jury, on Monday, the 25th July, 1808. Taken in short hand by Thomas Jenkins. To which are added several letters on the subject, written by the Earl of Mountnorris, Sir Richard Phillips, and the author of "My Pocket Book." London : Printed by W. Wilson, St. John's Square, for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 31, Poultry; And to be had of every bookseller in the Kingdom, 1808.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled spinkled calf, with gilt edges.
Subject Terms:
Carr, John, Sir, 1772-1832 -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
Carr, John, Sir, 1772-1832. Stranger in Ireland.
Freedom of the press -- Great Britain.
Harding and Wright -- Printer.
Ireland -- Description and travel.
Ireland -- Humor.
Papermakers -- Humor.
Papermaking -- Humor.
Satire, English.
Vernor, Hood and Sharpe -- Publisher.
Wilson, W. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1808.
Contributors:
Hood, Thomas, 1759-1811.
Sharpe, Charles.
Jenkins, Thomas.
Mountnorris, Arthur Annesley, Earl of, 1744-1816.
Phillips, R. (Richard), Sir, 1767-1840.
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