The story of Peter Lawley. Stories for summer days and winter nights ; 10
Bibliographic Citation:
The story of Peter Lawley. London : Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, [between 1845 and 1862]
Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, [between 1845 and 1862]
  • Approximate dates established from Brown, P. London publishers and printers c. 1800-1870, p. 78.
  • Series from lower wrapper.
  • "Two pence"--At foot of upper wrapper.
  • Wood engravings: frontispiece, title vignette, and illustrations.
  • Frontis. included in pagination.
  • First sentence: "About twenty-five years ago, a stranger going through a street in the outskirts of the large and busy town of Birminham, would have heard the noise of hammers in almost every house."
  • Includes 5 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: black & white frontispiece & title-page vignette & cuts. 1 of 12 books in chapbook form, previously bound in book form. Self wrappers. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Dec/66. $2.00.
Physical Description: and white, 12 x 8 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Prose Fiction
Digital Collection:
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