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Creator:
Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888.
Title(s):

The aquarium: an unveiling of the wonders of the deep sea. By Philip Henry Gosse ...

Edition:
2d ed., rev. and enl.
Published/Created:
London, J. Van Voorst, 1856.
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 304 p. 14 plates (part col., incl. front.) 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF457 G6 1856
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 101
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 221
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : Abbey, Life in England, 442 (Abbey copy).
BAC : Plates 13 and 14 appear together on a single leaf.
BAC : "The wood engravings are by Messrs. Whymper."--Cf. author's preface, vii; several wood engravings signed J.W. Whymper.
BAC : Color plates lithographed by Hanhart, after P.H. Gosse.
BAC : "R. Clay, printer."
Imperfect: plate VI wanting.
Subject Terms:
Aquariums.
Natural history.
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