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Hall, Basil, 1788–1844
Forty etchings from sketches made with the camera lucida, in North America, in 1827 and 1828 / by Captain Basil Hall, R.N.
Edinburgh : Cadell & Co. ; London : Simpkin & Marshall, and Moon, Boys & Graves, 1829.
Physical Description:
[2], ii, [2] pages, [21] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, map ; 32 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E165 .H35 1829+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Engraved by W.H. Lizars.
Two etchings on recto of each plate, numbered I-XL, accompanied by a leaf with descriptive text on the verso of the facing leaf.
BAC E165.H35 1829: Plates are hand-colored. In publisher's brown printed boards, rebacked with printed waste from a legal document.
BEIN Egf +827G Copy 2: Variant. Plates uncolored.
Subject Terms:
Camera lucidas.
Canada -- Description and travel.
Canada -- History -- 1791-1841.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- History -- 1825-1829.
Hand coloring.
Printed waste.
Lizars, W. H. (William Home), 1788-1859, engraver.
Cadell and Co., publisher.
Simpkin and Marshall, publisher.
Moon, Boys, and Graves, publisher.

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