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The Resource The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street : a domestic romance

The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street : a domestic romance

Label
The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street : a domestic romance
Title
The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street
Title remainder
a domestic romance
Title variation
Barber of Fleet street
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
MIGCL
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People's periodical and family library
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approximately 1814-1884
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Rymer, James Malcolm
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1813-1887
  • approximately 1823-1876
  • 1816-1860
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  • Macfarren, G. A.
  • Prest, Thomas Peckett
  • Hingston, Edward P.
  • Smith, Albert
Series statement
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
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  • Todd, Sweeney (Legendary character)
  • London (England)
  • Fleet Street (London, England)
  • Barbers
  • Revenge
Label
The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street : a domestic romance
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Preface dated London, 1850
  • Published in ninety-two parts
  • Parts are paged continuously; each consists of eight pages, except the last, which has four
  • First published in 18 weekly installments by Edward Lloyd in The people's periodical and family library, issues 7-24 (21 Nov. 1846 to 20 Mar. 1847); in a greatly expanded version as a penny-part serial in 92 parts (the first four parts issued together) from about 1847-1848; then as a single volume in 1850. The title of the first number ("The string of pearls, or, A sailor's gift : a romance of pecular interest") was revised to "The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet Street : a domestic romance" in the course of publication, and a new preface was added
  • Written by James Malcolm Rymer; cf. Smith, H.R. New light on Sweeney Tood (2002), cited in Mack. Previously attributed to G.A. Macfarren and Thomas P. Prest; also to Edward P. Hingston and to Albert Richard Smith
  • Illustrated with 89 unsigned wood engravings, one on the first page of each part, except for nos. 1-4, the only numbers issued together, which have only one engraving. Some illustrations are by J. Reading; cf. Mack
  • Publisher's advertisements printed vertically in the inner margins of individual numbers
  • Two colums to the page
  • Reproduction of the original from the British Library
Control code
NCCO002244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([6], 732 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
ill
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830944639
Label
The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street : a domestic romance
Publication
Note
  • Preface dated London, 1850
  • Published in ninety-two parts
  • Parts are paged continuously; each consists of eight pages, except the last, which has four
  • First published in 18 weekly installments by Edward Lloyd in The people's periodical and family library, issues 7-24 (21 Nov. 1846 to 20 Mar. 1847); in a greatly expanded version as a penny-part serial in 92 parts (the first four parts issued together) from about 1847-1848; then as a single volume in 1850. The title of the first number ("The string of pearls, or, A sailor's gift : a romance of pecular interest") was revised to "The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet Street : a domestic romance" in the course of publication, and a new preface was added
  • Written by James Malcolm Rymer; cf. Smith, H.R. New light on Sweeney Tood (2002), cited in Mack. Previously attributed to G.A. Macfarren and Thomas P. Prest; also to Edward P. Hingston and to Albert Richard Smith
  • Illustrated with 89 unsigned wood engravings, one on the first page of each part, except for nos. 1-4, the only numbers issued together, which have only one engraving. Some illustrations are by J. Reading; cf. Mack
  • Publisher's advertisements printed vertically in the inner margins of individual numbers
  • Two colums to the page
  • Reproduction of the original from the British Library
Control code
NCCO002244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([6], 732 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
ill
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830944639

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