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Cowper, William, 1731–1800

John Gilpin.

Additional Title(s):

John Gilpin

London : Webb, Millington, and Co., Wine Office Court, Fleet-St., also, Leeds and Otley, [between 1853 and 1862]
Physical Description:
15 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3382 .J6 1853
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Verse in sixty-three stanzas; first line; John Gilpin was a citizen.
Attributed to William Cowper. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography.
First published under title: The journey of John Gilpin; later published under titles: Gilpin's Rig and The diverting history of John Gilpin and The history of John Gilpin.
Cover title.
Webb, Millington, and Co. was publishing at this address between 1853-1862. Cf. Brown.
Brown, Philip A.H. London publishers and printers, c. 1800-1870. London : British Library, 1982.
DNB, v.4, p. 1326
BAC: British Art Center copy in original printed wrapper.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English.
English wit and humor.
Satire, English.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- [between 1853 and 1862].
Webb, Millington & Co., publisher.

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