Title details for History of Mr John Decastro and his Brother Bat, The:

Year: 1815.
Author(s): John MATHERS [pseud.]
Gender: Male.
Title: THE HISTORY OF MR. JOHN DECASTRO AND HIS BROTHER BAT, COMMONLY CALLED OLD CRAB. IN FOUR VOLUMES. THE MERRY MATTER WRITTEN BY JOHN MATHERS; THE GRAVE BY A SOLID GENTLEMAN.
Publication: London: Printed for T. Egerton, Whitehall, 1815.
Format: 4 vols (I vi, 338p; II 404p; III 366p; IV 406p). 12°.
Cat. nos: Corvey; CME 3-628-47715-8; EN2 1815: 35; NSTC M1648; OCLC 4329108.
Notes: Dedication to the Right Honourable Earl of ******, signed John Mathers, and the Solid Gentleman. Block and Summers attribute to George Colman the Younger. An article devoted to this novel in Blackwood's Magazine 81 (Jan 1857), 99121 is, however, unable to identify the author. See also the same author's History of Elsmere and Rosa (EN2 1817: 41).
Further edns: 1834 (NSTC); Boston 1815 (OCLC).
DBF record no: 1815A033.

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