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The history of England for the use of schools and young persons.

Title
The history of England for the use of schools and young persons. By Edward Baldwin, Esq., author of Fables, ancient and modern.
Author
Godwin, William, 1756-1836.
Publication
London : Printed for Thomas Hodgkins, at the Juvenile Library, Hanway Street (opposite Soho Square), Oxford Street, and to be had of all booksellers. 1806.

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TextPermit needed Pforz (Godwin, W. History of England. 1806)Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
  • Hodgkins, Thomas.
  • McMillan, Buchanan, active 1784-1834.
Description
vi, 224, [2] p., [9] leaves of plates : ill.; 16 cm.
Subjects
Note
  • Printer's imprint: "Printed by B. McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden."
  • "With thirty-two heads of the kings, engraved on copper-plate, and a striking representation of an ancient tournament."
  • Edward Baldwin = William Godwin.
  • Publisher's advertisements: p. [225-226].
  • Godwin initially established his Juvenile Library in the name of Thomas Hodgkins, a man he employed to run the bookshop. When Hodgkins was discovered pilfering shop profits, Godwin managed to have him removed from the business, despite the fact that it legally belonged to Hodgkins. The company was soon reestablished under the name of Godwin's second wife, Mary Jane (cf. St. Clair's The Godwins and the Shelleys).
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Call Number
Pforz (Godwin, W. History of England. 1806)
OCLC
63067477
Author
Godwin, William, 1756-1836.
Title
The history of England for the use of schools and young persons. By Edward Baldwin, Esq., author of Fables, ancient and modern.
Imprint
London : Printed for Thomas Hodgkins, at the Juvenile Library, Hanway Street (opposite Soho Square), Oxford Street, and to be had of all booksellers. 1806.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Local Note
Pforzheimer copy: Provenance: "Maude Gladdyll[?], Nov. 25th, 1874," in ink on frontispiece verso; embossed gilt design reading "Truth" mounted above inscription. -- Bound in original buff boards with red roan spine, spine titling and rules in gilt.
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Hodgkins, Thomas. Publisher
McMillan, Buchanan, active 1784-1834. Printer
Research Call Number
Pforz (Godwin, W. History of England. 1806)
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