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Creator:
Shaw, Henry, 1800-1889.
Title(s):

Illuminated ornaments, selected from manuscripts and early printed books, from the sixth to the seventeenth century, drawn and engraved by Henry Shaw, with descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.

Published/Created:
London, W. Pickering, 1833.
Physical Description:
18, [80] p. 59 col. plates (1 double) 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 18
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 18
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Life 234
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 39
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy and has the bookplate of Thomas Raffles and an inscription from Th. Raffles to Maria Raffles, 1863. Copy 2 has bookplate of Henry Gee Barnard, 1839, and autograph of Nicco L. White. Copy 1, which was bound by Leurs, has arms of Henry Gee Barnard on covers. In copy 2 the "Chronological list of the specimens and plates" (p. 17-18) is bound at the back before the addendum.
BAC : Certain plates bear legend "Printed by G.E. Madeley ..."
BAC : Text printed by C. Whittingham.
BAC : Introduction signed "F.M."
Added t.p.: "Illuminated ornaments selected from manuscripts of the middle ages ..." with ornamental border in colors.
Subject Terms:
Alphabets.
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- History.
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens.
Contributors:
Madden, Frederic, 1801-1873.
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