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Creator:
Bertolotto, L.
Title(s):

The history of the flea : with notes and observations / by L. Bertolotto.

Edition:
2nd ed.
Published/Created:
London : Crozier, printer, No. 37, Silver Street, Golden Square, [1835]
Physical Description:
28 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL599.5 .B47 1835
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
With wood-engraved illustrations by William Joyce; after Brewer.
Date of publication from NSTC.
"Programme of the extraordinary exhibition of the industrious fleas, being considered one of the greatest natural curiosities ever exhibited"--P. [21]-28.
The exhibition at the Cosmorama Rooms in Regent Street first appeared in 1833.
NSTC, 2B20314
Description of the common flea or pulex, giving instructions on the nurture and care necessary to breed the insects successfully for circus life.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Crozier -- Printer.
Flea circuses.
Fleas .
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1835.
Contributors:
Joice, William, engraver, engraver.
Brewer, ill.
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