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The Sorrows of Yamba; Or, the Negro Woman's Lamentation
To the tune of Hosier's ghost
- Book; Broadside; Online
- 1 sheet ( p.) : ill (wood engraving) ; 45 x 28 cm.
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- Negro woman's lamentation
- [London] : Sold by J. Marshall, (Printer to the Cheap Repository for Religious and Moral Tracts) No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheap-side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard, and R. White, Piccadilly, London. By S. Hazard, Printer to the Cheap Repository, at Bath; and by all booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers in and town country [sic], [1795?]
- At head of title: Cheap Repository.
- Laid paper with watermark 1795.
- A poem, printed in 3 columns, with ill. at top of middle column. Text within ornamental border, with ornamental divisions between the columns.
- Sometimes attributed to Hannah More, and has been included in editions of her works. d'Alté Welch, in his "Bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821," lists the American editions under title, with note describing English edition: "London: entered at Stationer's Hall, October 29, 1795, as owned by Hannah More, who was the editor of The Cheap Repository." Welch also describes this English broadside edition. See p. 413, entry 1240.1, note.
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- SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tunstall Fund.
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