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Title:
The Byron gallery ; a series of historical embellishments to illustrate the poetical works of Lord Byron.
Published/Created:
London : Published by Smith, Elder and co., 65, Cornhill, 1833.
Physical Description:
[3] p., [31] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1723 .F56 1834
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Charles George Lewis, Henry Thomas Ryall, R. Baker, Samuel Sangster, Henry Chawner Shenton and G. A Periam; after Sir Thomas Lawrence, Alfred Edward Chalon, Henry James Richter, Henri Decaisne, and E.T. Parris.
Printed by Stewart and Company, Old Bailey.
Plate no. [26] designated as frontispiece in list of illustrations.
Originally issued in 6 parts.
BEIN 2014 232: 24 cm. Plate no. [26], "Childe Harold" engraved by C.G. Lewis, bound as frontispiece, as designated. Plates no. [16], "The Corsair" engraved by T.A. Dean, and no. [28], "The Corsair" engraved by R. Baker, transposed in binding. Autograph on front free endpaper: E. Burr, Dec. 29th 1836, New York. Autograph on front fly-leaf, in different script: Edwin Burr. Accompanied by lace cross (bookmark?), laid in following plate no. [25], "Childe Harold" engraved by R. Staines.
BEIN 1977 1275: Autograph of William John Underwood.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect; comprises part VI only (6 plates present). Bound with: Finden's Gallery of the Graces. (London : C. Tilt, 1834).
Subject Terms:
Burr, E. -- Autograph.
Burr, Edwin -- Autograph.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Illustrations.
Smith, Elder & Co. -- Publisher.
Stewart and Co. -- Printer.
Underwood, William John -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Soft-ground etchings -- 1833.
Engravings -- 1834.
Steel engravings -- 1833.
Contributors:
Baker, R. R., fl. 1820-1840, engraver.
Lewis, Charles George, 1808-1880, engraver.
Periam, G. A. (George August), fl. 1838-1858, engraver.
Ryall, Henry Thomas, 1811-1867, engraver.
Sangster, Samuel, 1804/5-1872, engraver.
Shenton, Henry Chawner, 1803-1866, engraver.
Chalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860, ill.
Decaisne, Henri, 1799-1852, ill.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, ill.
Parris, E. T. (Edmund Thomas), 1793-1873, ill.
Richter, Henry, 1772-1857, ill.
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