2 More Stainforth Books Located at UVA

This evening, I found two new Stainforth books located in UVA’s Small Special Collections online catalog. Once more, it is Stainforth’s bookplates in library provenance metadata that enables us to search for his books and locate his exact copies in online library catalogs. Today’s catch includes:

  • Robinson, Mary Darby. The poetical works of the late Mrs. Mary Robinson : including many pieces never before published. In three volumes. London: R. Phillips,1806. [Catalog record.]

    • Format: Book; Description: 3 v. ports. 19 cm; Notes: Edited by Mary Elizabeth Robinson, Vol. 1 printed by J. M’Creery, v. 2 by J. Adlard, v. 3 by J. C. Barnard; Local Notes: Armorial bookplate of Stainforth; Presentation copy by “Miss Robinson”; Sadleir-Black Collection of Gothic Novels; Gift.
    • Read it in HathiTrust Digital Library. (Note: this is not Stainforth’s exact copy.)


  • Hewitt, Mary Elizabeth Moore, ed. The memorial. New York: George P. Putnam,1851. [Catalog record.]
    •  Format: Book; Description: 346 p. front., plates, ports. 24 cm.; Notes: Added t.-p. engraved, with vignette; head-pieces, published in 1854 under title Laurel leaves; Contributions by N.P. Willis, N. Hawthorne, W.G. Simms, C.G. Leland, and others; Local Notes: Armorial bookplate Stainforth; Poe/Ingram gift.
    • Read it in Google Books. (Note: this is not Stainforth’s exact copy.)

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