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Egerton, M., active 1824–1827
Airy nothings, or, Scraps and naughts, and odd-cum-shorts : in a circumbendibus hop, step, and jump / by Olio Rigmaroll ; drawn and written by M.E. Esq. ; engraved by Geo. Hunt.
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Airy nothings

Scraps and naughts
London : Published by Pyall and Hunt, 18, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, 1825.
Physical Description:
[2], 73, [1] p., [23] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1479.E343 A37 1825+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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A comical tour through England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.
Halkett & Laing identifies M.E. as M. Egerton.
A second edition was published by Thomas M'Lean the same year.
"Printed by J. Davy, Queen Street, Seven Dials."--T.p. verso.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 206
Halkett, S. Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous English literature (1926-62 edition), v. I, p. 51
NSTC, 2E251
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 290
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy bound in original brown paper boards. Ms inscription on recto of first free end-paper: John Griffith, Jun., Tredegar.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Davy, J. -- Printer.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Poetry.
Great Britain -- Travel and description -- Humor.
Griffith, John, Jun. -- Autograph.
Pyall and Hunt -- Publisher.
Satire, English.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Egerton, M., active 1824-1827, ill.
Hunt, George, active 1824-1831, engraver.

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