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Meyrick, Samuel Rush, 1783–1848
A critical inquiry into antient armour : as it existed in Europe, particularly in Great Britain from the Norman conquest to the reign of King Charles II ... / by Samuel Rush Meyrick.
Second edition / corrected and enlarged.
London : H.G. Bohn, 1842.
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 38 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
U810 .M49 1842+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Aquatints by W. Maddocks and Charles Hunt. Some are after Richard Bridgens.
Etchings by Richard Bridgens; after Samuel Rush Meyrick. Lithography by H.C. Maguire.
Includes historiated initials.
Hiler, H. Bibliography of costume, p. 587
Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany). Katalog der Lipperheideschen Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), Qb62
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy complete in three volumes. Bound in contemporary red half morocco with marbled boards. Bookplates: Arthur Francis Row; Y.G. Lloyd-Greame; Roger Furse.
Subject Terms:
Armor -- History.
Arms and armor -- Great Britain.
Bohn, H. G. -- Publisher.
Costume -- Great Britain.
Furse, Roger -- Bookplate.
Lloyd-Greame, Y. G. -- Bookplate.
Row, Arthur Francis -- Bookplate.
Weapons -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1842.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1842.
Etchings -- 1842.
Costume books -- England -- 19th century.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Bridgens, Richard, engraver.
Maddocks, W., engraver.
Maguire, H. C., active approximately 1850-1880, engraver.
Hunt, Charles, active 1825-1857, engraver.
Bridgens, Richard, ill.
Meyrick, Samuel Rush, 1783-1848, ill.

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