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Garret, William
An account of the great floods in the rivers Tyne, Tees, Wear, Eden, &c. in 1771 and 1815 : with the names of the principal sufferers in Northumberland, the amount of their estimates and of the damage done in each township : also an account of the subscription made for their relief in 1771 : to which is added an Account of the irruption of Solway Moss.
Newcastle : Printed for Emerson Charnley, 1818.
Physical Description:
[6], 47 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670 N8 G3 1818
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN 2013 1220 4: No. 2 of 16 titles bound together with binder's title: Newcastle Typographical Society, Historical, 1818-1850. From the library of George Noble Clark.
SML,Y Byz N43 818 1: Binder's title: Newcastle reprints, v. 1.
Dedication signed: W.G. [i.e. William Garret]
Half t.p. reads: An account of the great floods in 1771 and 1815.
Title vignette by Thomas Bewick.
Limited ed. of 300 copies.
One of a typographically uniform series of volumes, with wood engraved 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.
Lowndes, W.T. Bibliographer's manual of English literature (1871 edition), IV, p. 162
Martin, J. Bibliographical catalogue of privately printed books (2nd ed.), p. 432-433
Hugo, T. Bewick, 359
Subject Terms:
Brit tracts -- 1818.
Clark, George Noble -- Ownership.
Floods -- England -- Northumberland.
Wood engravings -- 1818.
Charnley, Emerson, publisher.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828, engraver.
Typographical Society of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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