Having married Mary Jane Clairmont
in 1801, Godwin acquired two stepchildren to add to Wollstonecraft's two daughters. Mary Jane was a skilled translator who had worked for Benjamin Tabart
in the children's-book trade. She and...
and his second wife, Mary Jane Godwin
, set up the Juvenile Library
(a shop selling children's books and school supplies), and a publishing house to supply stock for it.
Their shop had the...
This was illustrated with woodcuts. Copies were sold already coloured, or (more cheaply at one shilling) for the child-owners to colour themselves. Tabart
advertised this title in several other books, including EF
's Visits to...
Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
's A Visit to London serves to exemplify the difficulty of dating her work (apart from her full-length novels). (It has also been ascribed to Elizabeth Kilner
, but the chain of allusive authorship...
published through TabartInfantine Stories, Composed Progressively, in words of One, Two, and Three Syllables.
Grundy, Isobel, and Eliza Fenwick. “Introduction and Appendices”. Secresy, 2ndnd ed, Broadview, 1998, pp. 7 - 34, 361.