Cover image for The adventures of Johnny Newcome, in the navy : embellished with eight coloured engravings.
Title:
The adventures of Johnny Newcome, in the navy : embellished with eight coloured engravings.
Author:
Mitford, John, 1782-1831.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Printed & published by Wm. Raine, No. 74, Baltimore Street, [1840??]
Physical Description:
8 unnumbered leaves : color illustrations ; 19 cm
General Note:
Cover title.

First and last leaves pasted to wrappers.

At head of cover and caption titles: William Raine's edition.

Wood engravings: cover vignette, text illustrations.

Illustrations are hand-colored.

In verse.

Text and illustrations printed on one side of leaf only; printed sides facing each other.

"The adventures of Johnny Newcome, in the navy; a poem in 4 cantos" by Alfred Burton [pseud.] was first issued in 1818 in an ed. of 264 p., with plates by Rowlandson from the author's designs; cf. Halkett & Laing.

Each of the 8 colored illustrations has matching stanza.

Ascribed to John Mitford. An imitation of a poem, "The military adventures of Johnny Newcome ... by an officer [David Roberts]" Cf. Dict. nat. biog.
Language:
English
Local Note:
1840 edition: 18.8 x 11.3 cm. The pamphlet is sewn in a blue wrapper, with the title, edition, publisher, place, and woodcut illustration on the front cover; the back cover contains publisher's advertising.
Format :
Book

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