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Creator:
Old Sailor, 1790-1846.
Title(s):

Greenwich hospital : a series of naval sketches, descriptive of the life of a man-of-war's man / by an old sailor ; with illustrations by George Cruikshank.

Published/Created:
London : James Robins and Co. ; 1826.
Dublin : Joseph Robbins, Jun. and Co., 1826.
Physical Description:
200 p., [12] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
V737 .G74 1826+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
V737 .G74 1826+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
V737 .G74 1826+ Copy 3 Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published in four parts. Cf. Cohn.
Podeschi, J.B. Dickens, H41
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 226
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 53
BEIN 1978 +259: This copy includes dedication "To Sir Pulteney Malcolm, K.C.B." lacking in some copies.
BEIN 1978 +260: This copy lacks dedication "To Sir Pulteney Malcolm, K.C.B." present in some copies.
BEIN Gimbel/Dickens +H41: Without dedication. 28 cm.
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy, with a colored and uncolored version of each plate. Lacks the dedication. Bound in half-green morocco and marbled boards. Copy 2 bound in original printed paper covered boards. Without dedication. Copy 3 bound similarly to copy 1 in half-green morocco with marbled boards. Illlustrations are colored. Lacks dedication.
Subject Terms:
Etching -- Specimens -- 1826.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1826.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Fiction.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sea life.
James Robins and Co. -- Publisher.
Joseph Robbins, Jun. and Co -- Publisher.
Seafaring life.
Wood engraving -- Specimens -- 1826.
Wood engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1826.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1826.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1826.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
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