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Creator:
Thornton, Alfred, active 1820.
Title(s):

The adventures of a post captain / by a naval officer ; with characteristic engravings by Mr. Williams.

Additional Title(s):

Post captain, or, Adventures of a true British tar

Post captain

Adventures of a true British tar

True British tar

Published/Created:
London : Published by J. Johnston, Cheapside; Simpkin and Marshall, Stationers' Court; Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster Row; S.W. Fores, 50, Piccadilly, and 312, Oxford Street; Macredie and Co. Edinburgh; Milliken, Dublin; and sold by all booksellers, [1817]
Physical Description:
[4], 282, [2] p., [1], 24 leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5670.T65 A38 1817+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved t.p. reads: The post captain, or, Adventures of a true British tar by a naval officer.
Spine title, on publisher's printed label, reads: A true British tar. The adventures of a post captain, by a naval officer. Embellished with 25 prints. Price £1 4s.
Attributed to Alfred Thornton. Cf. Abbey.
Aquatint engravings by Charles Williams.
"J. & T. Agg, 21, Water-Lane, Fleet-Street, London."--T.p. verso.
Publication date from Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 347
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.) 484
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original boards, with publisher's printed label on spine. Bookplate: Sir A. Berkeley Milne.
Subject Terms:
J. & T. Agg -- Printer.
Johnston, J. -- Publisher.
Milne, A. Berkeley, Sir -- Bookplate.
Seafaring life -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- England -- 1817.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1817.
Contributors:
Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, engraver.
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