Sergeant Bell, and his Raree-show., / By Peter Parley. [pseud. i.e. George Mogridge] Embellished with ninety-nine wood cuts, by Cruikshank, Thompson, Williams, etc.
|Author:||Old Humphrey, 1787-1854.|
|Other Names:||Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845.
Tegg, S. A.
Williams, Thomas, b. ca. 1800.
R. Griffin and Co., bookseller.
Tegg and Co., bookseller.
Pollard Collection, former owner
|Published:||London : printed for Thomas Tegg; Tegg and Co., Dublin; Griffin and Co., Glasgow; and J. and S.A. Tegg, Sydney, and Hobert Town, 1842.|
|Physical Description:||viii, 447,  p. : ill. 13.5 cm.|
|Notes:||Imperfect: Lacks pp.ii-iii; pp. 291-292 torn, affecting text.
Authorship attributed to George Mogridge, cf. BLC.
A list of the popular works of Mr. Peter Parley on  p. at end of text.
Sergeant Bell, a veteran raree-showman of Taunton, addresses the readers as he shows a series of eight exhibitions depicting unusual sights including "The Falls of Niagara" and "An alligator hunt."
|Provenance:||From the Pollard Collection of children's books.|
|Genre:||Juvenile literature -- English -- 19th century|
|Library:||Trinity College Library Dublin|
|Collection:||Pollard Collection - TCD|
|Location:||Early Printed Books Stacks (use call slip)|
|Shelfmark:||OLS POL 2637|