Riquet with the Tuft. Young lady's library, or, Casket of amusements ; no. 12
Bibliographic Citation:
Riquet with the Tuft. London : Orlando Hodgson, 10 Cloth Fair, [between 1832 and 1835]
Alternative Title:
Title from series t.p.: Ricquit with the Tuft
Orlando Hodgson, 10 Cloth Fair, [between 1832 and 1835]
  • Undated. Date from publisher's form of name and years of activity at address, cf. P.A.H. Brown. London publishers and printers, p. 91.
  • "With a beautiful engraving."
  • "With coloured plates and gilt edges."
  • First sentence: "There was once upon a time a queen who had a little son; but he had a hunch upon his back, and was besides so hideously ugly, that it was for some time doubted if he had the form of a human creature."
  • Includes 1 woodcut.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: hand-coloured frontispiece. Violet decorated wrappers. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Nov/69. $8.50.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 98 x 64 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Legendary Romances, Fairy Stories and Folk Tales in Prose
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