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Wharton, Richard, 1764 or 1765–1828

Cheviot : a poetical fragment / by R. W.

Newcastle upon Tyne [England] : Printed by S. Hodgson, 1817.
Physical Description:
viii, 41 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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BAC: Bound with: Verses written at the house of Mr. Henderson at Longleeford, near Cheviot, Northumberland. Newcastle : T. and J. Hodgson, 1823.
SML,Y Byz N43 818 2: Binder's title: Newcastle reprints, v.2
BEIN 2013 1220 1: No. 1 of 26 titles bound together with binder's title: Newcastle Typographical Society, Poetical, 1817-1853. From the library of George Noble Clark.
One of a typographically uniform series of volumes, with woodcut vignettes by Bewick and his pupils, published in Newcastle, the earliest in 1817; after the foundation of the Typographical Society of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1818 the publications were issued under the auspices of the society.
By Richard Wharton. Cf. Martin, and Halkett & Laing. Lowndes attributes it to Robert White.
Woodcuts ornements by Thomas Bewick.
"Only two hundred and twenty-one copies printed"--Martin, Bibl. cat. of books priv. print., p. 420.
Illustrated t.p.
Contains "notices... of many principal places in Northumberland ... and the estimation, in which their respective possessors ... were held" Cf. Dedication, signed: John Adamson.
Martin, J. Bibliographical catalogue of privately printed books (2nd ed.), p. 420
Lowndes, W.T. Bibliographer's manual of English literature (1871 edition), IV, p. 159
Subject Terms:
Clark, George Noble -- Ownership.
Northumberland (England) -- Poetry.
Wood engravings -- 1817.
Hodgson, Sarah, 1760-1822, printer.
White, Robert, 1802-1874.
Adamson, John, 1787-1855.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.
Typographical Society of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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