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Title:
The Caledonian muse : a chronological selection of Scotish poetry from the earliest times / edited by the late Joseph Ritson ... ; with vignettes engraved by Heath, after the designs of Stothard.
Published/Created:
London : Printed 1785 and now first published by Robert Triphook ..., 1821.
Physical Description:
iv, 158, 131*-158*, 159-232 p. : ill., port. ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR8651 C3 1825
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1972 948: Imperfect: Frontispiece and preface wanting.
Printed in 1785. The introductory portion of the work was destroyed by fire in the printer's warehouse; the remaining part of the volume, with the addition of a title and portrait, is now published for the first time. cf. Preface.
Pages [i]-iv, 131*-132* and 225-232 printed by Triphook.
Silhouette of the compiler after Maria Hester Park.
Wood engravings by Thomas Bewick.
Hugo, T. Bewick collector, 434
Tinker lib., 1757
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- Scottish authors.
M'Millan, B. -- Printer.
Triphook, Robert -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1821.
Engravings -- 1821.
Contributors:
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Heath, James, 1757-1834, engraver.
Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, ill.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828, engraver.
Park, Maria Hester, 1760-1813, ill.
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