Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854
Title:
Specimen of the catalogue of the great sale at Gooseberry Hall : with puffatory remarks.
Published / Created:
[London] : To be had of T. and W. Boone, 29, New Bond Street, [1842]
Physical Description:
xv, [1] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Gooseberry Hall, the renowned seat of Sir Hildebrod Gooseberry. Mr. Triptolemus Scattergoods has been flattered by having been impropriated by Wildrake Gooseberry, Esq. to submit by the process of public competition to the public the classical contents of Gooseberry Hall, and it may be unhesitatingly be proclaimed as the most brilliant feather that has ever adorned the cap of an auctioneer."--p. [i].
Subject Terms:
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 Catalogue of the classic contents of Strawberry Hill -- Parodies, travesties, etc. | Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England) | Satire, English. | English wit and humor. | T. and W. Boone -- Publisher.