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Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats : a humorous tale

Title
Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats : a humorous tale / written principally by a lady of ninety; edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin ; and with new illustrations by Kate Greenaway.
Publication
Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1885.

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[1], iv, [2], 20 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
Subject
Note
  • In verse.
  • Ascribed to Richard Scrafton Sharpe and Mrs. Pearson. Cf. The works of John Ruskin / edited by E.T. Cook and A. Wedderburn. 1903-1912, v. 2, p. 526.
  • Original edition published: London : A.K. Newman, 1823.
  • With new verses by Ruskin and new ill. by Greenaway on p. 3-4 and 8-9. Cf. Ruskin's Preface, p. [iii]-iv.
  • "Printed by Hazell, Watson, and Viney, Ld., London and Aylesbury"--T.p. verso.
  • Illustrations: 22 prints : wood engraving, b&w ; full-page (1), image 8 x 9 cm. (20), image 5 x 7 cm. (1). Comprise frontispiece, t.p. vignette and 20 ill. to the verses. Except for the new ill., they are facsims. by W.H. Hooper of the ill. in the original ed., attributed to R. Stennett. Cf. Pref.; Osborne Coll.
  • Pages 1-20 printed on double leaves (paging begins on verso of first double leaf).
  • Binding: Publisher's dark brown cloth, with original t.p. vignette stamped in gold on front cover.
Indexed In (note)
  • Osborne Coll.,
  • Schuster & Engen. Greenaway,
  • Spielmann & Layard. Greenaway,
  • Wise, T.J. Ruskin,
Call Number
Arents BIP (Greenaway, K. Dame Wiggins of Lee) AL 02-02
LCCN
15020718
OCLC
  • 2167949
  • 2167949
Title
Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats : a humorous tale / written principally by a lady of ninety; edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin ; and with new illustrations by Kate Greenaway.
Imprint
Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1885.
Indexed In:
Osborne Coll., I, p. 60
Schuster & Engen. Greenaway, 64.1c
Spielmann & Layard. Greenaway, p. 287
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, 329
Local Note
Arents copy: Preliminary pages unopened.
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Added Author
Pearson, Mrs.
Sharpe, Richard Scrafton, -1852.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Stennett, R. Illustrator
Hooper, William Harcourt, 1834-1912. Wood engraver
Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Illustrator
Research Call Number
Arents BIP (Greenaway, K. Dame Wiggins of Lee) AL 02-02
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