The HISTORY Of MR. FANTOM, The New-Fashioned Philosopher, and His Man William.; Cheap Repository. Children's Penny Chapbook, Hannah More, 1745 - 1833.
The HISTORY Of MR. FANTOM, The New-Fashioned Philosopher, and His Man William.; Cheap Repository.

The HISTORY Of MR. FANTOM, The New-Fashioned Philosopher, and His Man William.; Cheap Repository.

Smithfield / London / Bath: Sold by J. Evans and Co., Printers to the Cheap Repository... and J. Hatchard ... By S. Hazard, (n. d.). 1st printing thus, i.e., with Evans as the primary printer (ESTC T167661), ca 1800. 24 pp. Untrimmed. Signed "Z" at the end of p. 24 text. Woodcut vignette to title page. Tailpiece, p. 24 8vo. 7-1/2" x 5". Self-wrappers, sewn. "Price Three Halfpence" Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Age-toning & foxing throughout. Ink spot at top of p. 1 (obscuring the 'ry' in 'Repository'). Overall, Very Good. Item #47606

Per the ESTC, "Evans became printer to the Cheap Repository in December 1797; the form J. Evans and Co. was used from 1799. Hatchard was at 173 Piccadilly until July 1801.

Very Rare, ESTC does not list any US holdings, and only two in the UK [Cambridge, twice?].

Price: $325.00