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Title(s):

Prospectus and specimens of the wood engravings which will accompany the text of the Oriental album; or Historical, pictorial and ethnographical sketches illustrating the human families in the valley of the Nile. Their costumes, usages, habits, modes of life ... By E. Prisse, Esq. ...

Published/Created:
London, James Madden, 1847.
Physical Description:
4 p. ill. 58 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 9
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : "Printed by S. & J. Bentley, Wilson, and Fley."
BAC : The imprint is also a cancel. The previous imprint, which was dated 1846, gave Madden and Malcolm as the publisher.
BAC : An announcement regarding the forthcoming issuance of the work in volume form appears above the title and is a cancel, replacing an announcement regarding the issuance of the work in parts.
BAC : Illustrations by Daubigny and Edwar. May.
When published, the designs by E. Prisse appeared together with descriptive letterpress by James Augustus St. John.
Subject Terms:
St. John, James Augustus, 1801-1875. Oriental album.
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses.
Contributors:
Prisse d'Avennes, 1807-1879.
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