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Creator:
Parley, Peter.
Title(s):

Peter Parley's book of gymnastics : being his legacy, to promote the health and long life of his young English friends.

Additional Title(s):

Parley's book of gymnastics

Book of gymnastics

Published/Created:
London : Darton & Clark, Holborn Hill, [1840]
Physical Description:
xii, 136 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 14 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV464.5 .P37 1840
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Spine title: Parley's book of gymnastics.
NSTC suggests that Peter Parley is the pseudonym of Samuel Clark.
Date of publication from English Catalogue of Books and NSTC.
Wood engraved illustrations within text throughout. Etched plates unsigned.
With a preliminary half-title leaf.
Printed by Green and Martin, Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn.
Eng. Cat. of books, v.4 p. 596
NSTC, 2P4593
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind- and gold-stamped brown publisher's cloth. Gilt vignette of gymnastic equipment on upper board. Inscribed: Urban Smith.
Subject Terms:
Darton & Clark -- Publisher.
Green and Martin -- Printer.
Gymnastics.
Physical education and training.
Smith, Urban -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- [1840].
Wood engravings -- [1840].
Contributors:
Clark, Samuel, 1810-1875, attributed name.
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