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Creator:
Northcote, James, 1746-1831.
Title:
One hundred fables, original and selected / by James Northcote, R.A. &c. &c. ; embellished with two hundred and eighty engravings on wood.
Alternate Title(s):
100 fables, original and selected
Fables
Published/Created:
London : Geo. Lawford, Saville Passage. Printed by J. Johnson, 1828.
Physical Description:
iii, [1], 272 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN982 .N67 1828
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of William Reese Company
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The original invention and designs for the prints at the head of each fable are my own, yet they have been most excellently drawn on wood and prepared for the engravers by Mr. William Harvey ... the ornamental letter at the beginning of each fable and the vignette at the end are solely the invention of Mr. Harvey"--P. ii-iii.
Many wood engravings by John Jackson. Also by G.W. Bonner, Allen Robert Branston, Frederick W. Branston, D. Dodd, John Robert Dodd, Abraham John Mason, Thomas Mosses, Charlton Nesbit, Matthew Urlwin Sears, Samuel M. Slader, Orrin Smith, Eliza Thompson, Henry White, Thomas Williams, and John Wright.
Initials, head and tail pieces.
Title page printed in black and red.
Part of the fables are in verse.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blue-green cloth. Autograph: Richd. Edwd. Thomson, 1875. [8] p. of publisher's advertisements at end not included in pagination.
Exhibition History:
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Picture Talking: James Northcote and the Fables (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-10-02 - 2014-12-14)

Subject Terms:
Fables.
Lawford, George -- Publisher.
Thomson, Richd. Edwd. -- Autograph, 1875.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1828.
Contributors:
Harvey, William, 1796-1866, ill.
Bonner, G. W. (George Wilmot), 1796-1836, engraver.
Branston, Allen Robert, 1778-1827, engraver.
Branston, Frederick W., engraver.
Dodd, D., engraver.
Dodd, John Robert, engraver.
Jackson, John, 1801-1848, engraver.
Mason, Abraham John, 1794-1858, engraver.
Mosses, Thomas, engraver.
Nesbit, Charlton, 1775-1838, engraver.
Sears, Matthew Urlwin, approximately 1800-, engraver.
Slader, Samuel M., engraver.
Smith, Orrin, 1799-1843, engraver.
Thompson, Eliza, engraver.
White, Henry, -approximately 1861, engraver.
Williams, Thomas, b. ca. 1800, engraver.
Wright, John, fl. 1828-1841, engraver.
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