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Creator:
Halsted, Caroline Amelia, -1851.
Title(s):

Investigation, or, Travels in the boudoir / by Caroline A. Halsted, author of "The little botanist."

Additional Title(s):

Travels in the boudoir

Edition:
Second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Smith, Elder and Co., Cornhill, booksellers to Their Majesties, 1837.
Physical Description:
xiv, [2], 296 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK2115 .H35 1837
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraving by Henry R. Cook; after Caroline Amelia Halsted.
Printed by Stewart and Co., Old Bailey.
Engraved vignette on title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind-stamped green cloth. Gilt edges. Binder's label: Bound by Westley, Son, and Jarvis. London. Inscribed: Frederick & Olivia Montague from their affectionate grandmother. Casa Spannoechi Siena Augst. 27. 1841.
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament -- Juvenile fiction.
Frederick & Olivia Montague -- Pres. insc. from their affectionate grandmother, Casa Spannoechi Siena Aust. 27. 1841.
Geography -- Juvenile fiction.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
House furnishings -- Juvenile fiction.
Interior decoration -- Juvenile fiction.
Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction.
Religion -- Juvenile fiction.
Smith, Elder, and Co. -- Publisher.
Stewart and Co -- Printer.
Westley, Son and Jarvis -- Binder.
World history -- Juvenile fiction.
Form/Genre:
Dialogues -- 1837.
Engravings -- 1837.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1837.
Contributors:
Cook, Henry R., engraver.
Halsted, Caroline Amelia, -1851, ill.
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