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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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V737 .G74 1826+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published in four parts. Cf. Cohn.
Yale University. Dickens and Dickensiana, H41
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 53
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 226
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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