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Slight Reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a Corner of Italy

Published 1834
Author Boddington, Mary Teresa
Title Slight Reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a Corner of Italy. In Two Volumes.
Publisher’s imprint London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman; and John Rodwell, Bond Street. 1834.
Printer’s colophon London: Printed by Maurice & Co., Fenchurch Street.
Format 12o; 2 vols: pp. xv. 339(I), 332(II)
Sources Corvey; NSTC 2B39122; Robinson
Copy inspected BL 10109.b.22; Google Harv, vol. 1
  1. T.p. epigraph: [“Men should make diaries,” said a wise counsellor, and women fancy that they should do the same.]; adapted from Francis Bacon, Essays (1625), 'Of Travel'.

  2. Dedicated ‘To the dear companion of my journey and my life’.

  3. Editions: Paris1830[?], Philadelphia1835. Of Paris1830, Boddington notes in her preface, 'An incorrect edition of these Reminiscences was printed at Paris for particular friends only in 1830. They now appear with little alteration beyond the corrections of the errors of the press' (x-xi).

  4. Reviews: London Journal, no. 23 (3 Sept. 1834): 179-80; Edinburgh Rev. 60.121 (Oct. 1834): 125-41; Lady's Mag. 5.4 (Oct. 1834): 228-29; London and Paris Observer 10.494 (2 Nov. 1834): 694-97 [Paris; repr. London Journal]; Metropolitan Mag. 11.44 (Dec. 1834): 127; New Monthly Mag. 42.165 (1834): 103-5; Museum of Foreign Lit. 26 (Jan. 1835): 36-43; Albion 1 (4 Jan. 1835): 4-6 [Stuttgart; repr. London Journal]; Westminster Rev. 44 (Apr. 1835): 510-20; Southern Literary Journal 1.4 (Dec. 1835): 288 [Charlston, US].

  5. Full text links: Google, vol. 1, vol. 2

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1023
Regions France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy

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