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Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Title:
Shakspeare's seven ages of man / illustrated by Henry Alken.
Alternate Title(s):
Shakespeare's seven ages of man
Seven ages of man
As you like it. Selections
Published/Created:
London : Published by E. and C. M'Lean, 1824.
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, [7] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 28 x 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2803.A3 A45 1824+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2803.A3 A45 1824+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title.
Consists of seven colored etchings, dated "June 20th, 1824" and accompanied by a page of text quoting from "As you like it" (Shakespeare's Seven ages of man).
Abbey, J.R. Life, 256
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 47
BAC: British Art Center has two copies, both bound in publisher's original printed wrappers.. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Letterpress leaf is bound at the front. In copy 2 the letterpress leaf is bound in at the end.
Subject Terms:
E. and C. M'Lean -- Publisher
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.
Form/Genre:
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Contributors:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, ill.
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