Bentley's Miscellany

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Title

Bentley's Miscellany

Creator

Bentley's Miscellany

Date

1 September 1838

Rights Holder

Special Collections, University of Victoria

Rights

Special Collections, University of Victoria

Subject

• Literature--Periodicals.
• English periodicals.
• English literature--19th century--Periodicals.
• English literature.

Description

Bentley's Miscellany is an excellent example of early Victorian periodical art published by primarily by Richard Bentley between 1837 and 1868.

Source

University of Victoria, Special Collections, AP4 B43

Publisher

Richard Bentley, London (formerly partners in Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley Publishers, 1829-1832);
American edition published by Jemima M. Lewer (subsequently Jemima M. Mason), New York.

Provenance

This individual volume was purchased in 2014 by Special Collections via a private bookseller (not known) in conjunction with a donation of numerous Dickens-related items from the Victoria chapter of The Dickens Fellowship.

Contributor

Peter Wilson, MA English student, University of Victoria

Format

Paper magazine; physical dimensions 15 cm x 25 cm; single volume issue, Vol. XXI. 103 pp. (seq. 209-312)

Language

English

Type

Text and images

Table Of Contents

Dickens’ “Full Report of the Second Meeting of the Mudfrog Association for the Advancement of Everything.” With two (2) black-and-white engravings by George Cruickshank on the Dickens item, entitled “Automaton Police Officers and real Offenders: From the Model Exhibited Before Section B of the Mud Fog [sic?] Association” and “The Tyrant Sowster”; and one (1) unrelated engraving entitled “Sir Isaac Newton’s Courtship.” This volume also includes: “A Chapter on Gourmanderie,” by the author of “A Parisian Sabbath”; “Chorus of Bubble-buyers–Paper Money Lyrics”; “Her Majesty’s Portraits, and Queen Elizabeth’s Edict”; “A Cambridge ‘Row’ in the Year 1632”; “Day-dreams”; “The Abbot and the Black Penitent”; “Cupid and Jupiter. A Fable,” by W.B. LeGros; “Grouse Shootings”; “Walter Childe,” by Mr. Buller of Brazen Nose; “Rapp’s Epitaph”; “More Peculiarities of Uncle Sam”; “Anacreon Made Easy,” by Mr. Buller, Jun.; “An Extraordinary Profession”; “Improptu Sermonet by the Rev. Sydney Smith”; “A Night on the Enchanted Mountains,” by C.F. Hoffman, author of “A Winter in the Far West.”

Date Created

20 October 2016

Bibliographic Citation

Bentley's Miscellany, Vol. XXI, Sept. 1, 1838, American edition.

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Bentley's Miscellany (inner page showing inscription by the original owner; presumed)
Bentley's Miscellany (detail of inner page showing inscription by the original owner; presumed)
Bentley's Miscellany (back cover, detail)
Bentley's Miscellany (back cover, detail)
Bentley's Miscellany (Browne's caricature of Dickens. Image courtesy of B.W. Matz, Dickens in Cartoon and Caricature)
Bentley's Miscellany (portrait of publisher Richard Bentley; photographer and source unknown)
Bentley's Miscellany (portrait of Dickens engraved by Margaret Gillies, exhibited in 1844)
Bentley's Miscellany (portrait of Charles Dickens drawn by George Cruikshank;  image courtesy of  Charles Tomalin, Charles Dickens: A Life)
Bentley's Miscellany (interpretive material about etching and engraving contributed by one of the exhibitions authors)
Bentley's Miscellany (interpretive material about etching and engraving contributed by one of the exhibitions authors)
Bentley's Miscellany (interpretive material about etching and engraving contributed by one of the exhibitions authors)
Bentley's Miscellany (interpretive material about etching and engraving contributed by one of the exhibitions authors)
Bentley's Miscellany (George Cruikshank's illustration for "The Mudfog Papers" by Charles Dickens)
Bentley's Miscellany (George Cruikshank's illustration for Mudfog Papers by Charles Dickens: "Automaton Police Office and real Offenders"
Bentley's Miscellany (front cover)
Bentley's Miscellany (detail front matter with inscription)
Bentley's Miscellany (back cover)
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Citation

Bentley's Miscellany, “Bentley's Miscellany,” UVic Libraries Exhibits, accessed September 21, 2017, http://omeka.library.uvic.ca/items/show/107.

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