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Blagdon, Francis William, 1778–1819
Orme's Graphic history of the life, exploits, and death of Horatio Nelson : Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile, and of Burnham-Thorpe in the county of Norfolk : Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Hilborough in the said county : Knight of the most honourable order of the Bath : Vice-Admiral of the White Squadron of the Fleet : also, Duke of Bronte in Sicily : Knight Grand Cross of the Sicilian Order of St. Ferdinand and of Merit : Member of the Ottoman Order of the Crescent : and Knight Grand Commander of the Order of St. Joachim : embellished with a series of engravings, illustrative of his heroic achievements / the memoirs by Francis William Blagdon, Esq.
Additional Title(s):
Graphic history of the life, exploits, and death of Horatio Nelson
London : Printed for, published and sold by Edward Orme, 59, Bond-Street, the corner of Brook Street and by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row, [1806]
Physical Description:
[3], 66 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA87.1.N4 B53 1806+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Illustrations by James Godby, William Pickett, John Swaine, J. Clark, H. Merke, J. R.Hamble; after J. Clark, W. M. Craig, J. M. W. Turner, William Orme. Some printed by J. G. Barnard, 51, Snow-Hill.
Another issue also published in 1806 with date of publication.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 351
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 327
BAC DA87.1.N4 B53 1806+: The Abbey copy. Date of publication derived from frontispiece. Label on front cover : Orme's graphic history of the life, exploits, and death of Lord Nelson. Embellished with a series of engravings. Price four guineas. Additional leaves: lines by H. Tresham, Esq, R. A. One leaf, verso blank, poem inserted after page 64 of text. Proclamation of Lord Nelson. One leaf, verso blank, inserted after page 66 of text.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- History, Naval.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805.
Stipple engravings.
Hand coloring.
Blagdon, Francis William, 1778-1819.
Godby, J. (James), active 1798-1812, engraver.
Pickett, William, 1792-1820, engraver.
Swaine, John, 1775-1860, engraver.
Clark, J., fl. 1789-1830, engraver.
Merke, Henri, engraver.
Hamble, J. R., engraver.
Craig, William Marshall, 1763 or 1764-1829, ill.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, ill.
Orme, William, ill.
Tresham, Henry, 1749?-1814.

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