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Creator:
Godby, J. (James), active 1798-1812, engraver.
Title(s):

Italian scenery : representing the manners, customs, and amusements of the different states of Italy : containing thirty-two coloured engravings / by James Godby ; from original drawings by P. Van Lerberghi ; the narrative by M. Buonaiuti.

Additional Title(s):

Picturesque representation of the manners, customs, & amusements of the Italians

Published/Created:
London : Printed for, published and sold by Edward Orme, Bond Street, the corner of Book Street; sold also by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row, 1806.
Physical Description:
[4], 74, [2] p., 32 leaves of plates : ill., music ; 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 11 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 11 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's engraved label: Picturesque representation of the manners, customs, & amusements of the Italians. 1806. Printed for Edw. Orme, 59 Bond Street. Price 4 guis., coloured.
Text in English and French.
Printed by J.G. Barnard, 57, Snow Hill.
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, 2970
Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany). Katalog der Lipperheideschen Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), 1258
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 354
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 164
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in brown gilt-tooled morocco. Inscribed: C. Mackenzie, from her dear brother, Sir Harry Niven Lumsden. Copy 2 is a large paper copy bound in contemporary blue-gray boards with publisher's engraved title label. Armorial bookplate: Strathallan.
Subject Terms:
Barnard, J. G. -- Printer.
Italy -- Pictorial works.
Italy -- Social life and customs.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme -- Publisher.
Lumsden, Harry Niven, Pres. insc. to C. Mackenzie.
Mackenzie, C. -- Pres. insc. from Sir Harry Niven Lumsden.
Orme, Edward -- Publisher.
Stipple engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1806.
Strathallan -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Buonaiuti, S. (Serafino)
Lerberghi, P. van, ill.
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