The fatal choice

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Unknown author, but Hannah More was responsible for an estimated half of the titles in the Cheap Repository series.
Woodcut illustration on t.p.: The two youths are shown conversing on the road to London near a milestone.

  • Title: The fatal choice.
  • Published: [London : Printed and sold by John Marshall, at the Cheap-Repository, No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheapside, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard, Bow-Lane, London; and may be had of the booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers, in town and country, 1798]

Catalog Record

61 C41 F252

Acquired June 2013

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  1. This is one of John Marshall’s ‘unofficial’ series of Cheap Repository Tracts (1798-1799) not connected with Hannah More’s ‘official series’. See Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 107: 1, (2013), 81-118, pp. 111-6. It was entered by John Marshall in the Stationers Register 28 February 1798.

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