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Creator:
Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913.
Title:
Catalogue of the works of art forming the collection of Robert Napier, of West Shandon, Dumbartonshire / mainly compiled by J.C. Robinson, F.S.A. ; member of the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, and of St. Luke at Tome, etc ; art referee of the South Kensington Museum.
Alternate Title(s):
Half-title: Catalogue of the Napier collection
Published/Created:
London : Privately Printed, 1865.
[London] : Chiswick Press, printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, [1865]
Physical Description:
x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 .N3 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 .N3 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title page printed in black and red.
Wood engravings by Orrin Smith; after William Leighton Leitch and John Christian Schetky.
With wood-engraved head- and tail-pieces and initials.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 bound in contemporary cream gilt- and blind-tooled morocco. Armorial binding. Initials "RN" intertwined in center of decorative design on front and back cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's gilt-stamped maroon cloth. Inscribed: To my dear young friend Jane A. Grenil (?) from R. Napier. West Shandon. 5th Oct. 1865.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections.
Grenil, Jane A. -- Pres. insc. from R. Napier, West Shandon, 5th Oct. 1865.
Napier, R. -- Pres. insc. to Jane A. Grenil, West Shandon, 5th Oct. 1865.
Napier, Robert, 1791-1876 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Form/Genre:
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Contributors:
Leitch, William Leighton, 1804-1883, ill.
Schetky, John Christian, 1778-1874, ill.
Smith, Orrin, 1799-1843, engraver.
Chiswick Press, printer.
Whittingham & Wilkins, printer.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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