An apparition

In a churchyard, a resurrection man holding a lantern, his hat and shovel at his feet, is surprised by ghost, rising from grave. In the background is a church and in the foreground, a skull and bone.

  • PrintmakerNewton, Richard, 1777-1798, printmaker.
  • TitleAn apparition [graphic].
  • Edition[State with aquatint].
  • PublicationLondon : Pubd. by W. Holland, No. 50 Oxford Street, May 1, 1790.

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

790.05.01.02.1+

Acquired November 2016

Visits from the world of spirits, or, Interesting anecdotes of the dead…

Cover: Cover: Visits from the world of spirits, or, Interesting anecdotes of the dead ...Visits from the world of spirits, or, Interesting anecdotes of the dead … : being an impartial survey of the most remarkable accounts of apparitions, dreams, ghosts, spectres, and visions … together with some originals / to which is prefixed, an introduction, by the editor.

Published: London : Printed for the proprietor; and sold by L. Wayland, No. 2 Middle-Row, Holborn; and all the booksellers intown and country, MDCCXCI [1791]

63 791 V58

With an armorial bookplate: Letter G with a crown. Bound in contemporary tree calf.

Title page: Visits from the world of spirits...Subjects (Library of Congress): Apparitions; Ghosts.

Lewis Walpole Library new acquisitions: July, 2010