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Creator:
Kidd, Joseph Bartholomew
Title(s):
West Indian scenery : illustrations of Jamaica in a series of views, comprising the principal towns, public buildings, estates, and most picturesque scenery of the island / by Joseph B. Kidd ...
Additional Title(s):
Illustrations of Jamaica in a series of views, comprising the principal towns, public buildings, estates, and most picturesque scenery of the island
Published/Created:
London : Published by Smith, Elder, & Co., No. 65, Cornhill, and James Wallace & Co., Kingston, Jamaica, 1838-1840.
Physical Description:
50 leaves : lithographs ; 73 x 54 cm
Holdings:
Unable to reach service. Holdings currently not available
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title from printed wrappers to the original parts.
"The prospectus on the wrappers says that 'Descriptive letterpress, adapted to bind up with the plates, will be given separately, to purchasers, at the conclusion of the work.' Neither this, nor a title-page, appears to have been published, however."--Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 686
Barringer, T.J. Art and emancipation in Jamaica, pages 524-529
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 288
BEIN JJ18 K537 840: Imperfect: wants cover-title (?) and plates 20, 25, 26, 39, 47.
BAC Folio C 2023 1: The Abbey copy. The plates are hand-colored. Disbound. With original printed wrappers for parts 2-6 (two copies of the wrapper for part 5, the second of which has been altered in ink to "10th"). All wrappers indicate "Coloured copy" at top.
Subject Terms:
Jamaica -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs.
Hand coloring.
Contributors:
Smith, Elder, and Co., publisher.
James Wallace & Co., publisher.
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