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COUSINS, B[enjamin]. D[avy].
BROADSHEET - Science at One View.

Description:
A single sheet, c.75 x 48 cms., printed in five columns, headed by a woodcut of Windsor Castle, with 43 subject headings, from ALCHEMY to ZOOLOGY. Backed with contemporary sheets of The Times [Nov. 14, 1864], rolled and in very good condition.

*BENJAMIN DAVY COUSINS (1795-1884), radical, publisher of cheap literature, agent for James Greaves the millenarial socialist, publisher of Robert Dale Owen and Tom Paine, and satirical periodicals such as The London Pioneer, The London Entertaining Magazine and The Penny Satirist. In the struggle to counter the stamped press, he had had his goods and presses confiscated. Many of his publications are surprisingly scarce, including these instructive broadsides, no copies of which are recorded on COPAC - 'More information will be found in these Sheets than would be purchased for a Guinea if sought for in Books.' See imprint at the foot of the sheet.

B. D. Cousins. 18 Duke Street, Lincolns-inn-fields, London.

Date Published: No date [c.1860s].

Stock No. 60113

Price: 150.00

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