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Creator:
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809.
Title:
Eccentric excursions, or, Literary & pictorial sketches of countenance, character & country in different parts of England & South Wales : interspersed with curious anecdotes, embellished with upwards of one hundred characteristic & illustrative prints / by G.M. Woodward.
Alternate Title(s):
Eccentric excursions
Literary & pictorial sketches of countenance, character & country
Literary and pictorial sketches of countenance, character and country
Published/Created:
London : Published by Allen & West, 15, Paternoster Row, 1798.
Physical Description:
[2], iv, iv, 5-217, [1] p., [1], 100 [i.e. 99] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA620.W9 E23 1798+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Isaac Cruikshank; after George Woodward.
Title page is engraved. Date on title page altered from 1796 to 1798.
In this edition, the text sheets are printed from the same setting of type as the original 1796 edition; last line on p. 6 ends: Lavater studied.
The plates are dated between Aug. 1, 1796 and Apr. 15, 1797. For a description of an incomplete set of the plates, varying slightly, see George.
George, 8929-8976, 9115-9155
ESTC (RLIN), N1225
Lowndes, p. 1984
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards. Inscribed: C. Coxwell. Arlington. Gloucestershire.
Subject Terms:
Allen & West -- Publisher.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Coxwell, C. -- Autograph.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1798.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1798.
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, ill.
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, engraver.
Allen and West, publisher.
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