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Creator:
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773.
Title(s):

Letters to his son / Philip Stanhope, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield ; selected, edited and introduced by James Harding ; wood-engravings by Richard Shirley Smith.

Published/Created:
London [England] : Folio Society, 1973.
Physical Description:
201, [1] p., 1 leaf of plates : ill., facsims., ports. : 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 95
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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Copyright Status:
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Related Content:
View finding aid for the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Set in 11-point monotype Baskerville with Old Face Open for display and printed in brown and black by W. and J. Mackay. Twelve wood-engraved head-and-shoulder portraits by Shirley Smith [Bain nos. 217-228], printed in pairs, in brown. Each is used twice, in a different combination, so there are twenty-four pairs in all."--Moss.
Title after author's name and before editor's and engraver's name
Publisher's statement before place of publication and date
"The portrait frontispiece is from a painting of Phillip Stanhope, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, by W. Hoare circa 1743 and is reproduced by courtesy of The National Portrait Gallery, London."--P. 4
"The handwriting in Letters 39 and 43 is reproduced from the first edition (London, 1774) by kind permission of the Trustees of the British Museum."--P. 4
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 95
Bain, I. Wood engravings of Richard Shirley Smith, 217-228
Includes biographical index after text
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original black buckram with Cockerell marbled paper boards, by W. and J. Mackay. In original slip case.
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Subject Terms:
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773. Correspondence.
Etiquette -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Stanhope, Philip, 1732-1768 -- Correspondence.
Young men -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Correspondence.
Etiquette books -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Wood engravings -- 1973.
Contributors:
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
Shirley Smith, Richard, engraver.
Hoare, William, 1707-1792, artist.
Harding, James.
Folio Society (London, England), publisher.
National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
British Museum. Trustees.
W. & J. Mackay Limited, printer.
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