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Pyne, W. H. (William Henry), 1769-1843

A day's journal of a sponge / by Peter Pasquin [pseud.].

London : Published for the proprietor, by Rowney and Forster, 51, Rathbone Place, 1824.
Physical Description:
[6] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 26 x 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1479.P96 D39 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title.
"Price half-a-guinea" at foot of upper wrapper.
Engraved throughout.
Title within ornamental borders.
Peter Pasquin is a pseudonym of William Henry Pyne. Cf. Halkett and Laing.
Plates and illustrations were published by W. Egerton, London, 1824.
Although plates are unsigned, Abbey suggests they may be by M. Egerton.
Halkett, S. Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous English literature (1926-62 edition), II, 12
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 289
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Original brown wrappers. Lower wrapper missing.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Social aspects.
Egerton, W. -- Publisher
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Humor.
Rowney and Forster -- Publisher
Satire, English.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824
Pasquin, Peter.
Egerton, M., active 1824-1827.

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