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Bishop, James, active 19th century

The painted picture play-book. Second series : illustrated with nearly three hundred coloured pictures, and an explanatory verse to each / the engravings by various eminent artists ; the verses by James Bishop.

Additional Title(s):

Painted picture play book

London : Dean and Son, 31, Ludgate-Hill, London, three doors west of Old Bailey : Juvenile Publication, and Family Bible, Prayer-Book, and Church-Service Warehouse, [1856?]
Physical Description:
[32] leaves : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6110.C4 .B57 1856+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover illustration dated 1855-1856.
Two illustrations signed: Calvert [i.e. William Calvert]
One illustration signed: Clayton [i.e. Benjamin Clayton]
Includes publisher's advertisements.
"New series"--Cover.
BAC: British Art Center bound in publisher's original yellow illustrated boards. Autograph: Stuart Townshend Parry. March 6th/57. Calcutta.
Subject Terms:
Children's poetry.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Parry, Stuart Townshend -- Autograph.
Picture books for children.
Pictorial bindings (Binding)
Color printing (Printing)
Printed wrappers (Binding)
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1856.
Dean & Son, publisher.
Calvert, William, active 1859-1861, illustrator.
Clayton, Benjamin, 1786-1862, illustrator.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art).

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