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Park, Thomas, 1759–1834

Cupid turned volunteer : in a series of prints / designed by ***** ; and engraved by W. N. Gardiner, B.A. ; with poetical illustrations by Thomas Park, F.S.A.

London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, for E. Harding, Pall-Mall Court; and sold by W. N. Gardiner, No. 48, Pall-Mall, 1804.
Physical Description:
[4], 11, [1] leaves, [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3615.P73 C87 1804+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The plates, engraved by W.N. Gardiner, are after drawings by Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), one of George III's fifteen children. They are accompanied with poems by Thomas Park.
With a preliminary half-title leaf.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), v. 19, 584
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 441
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. ALS from Princess Elizabeth to E. Harding tipped in before first free end-paper. Bound in red morocco, with gilt edges.
Subject Terms:
Bulmer, W. -- Printer
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1804.
Harding, E. -- Publisher
Stipple engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1804.
Elizabeth, Princess of England, 1770-1840, ill.
Gardiner, W. N. (William Nelson), 1766-1814, engraver.
Harding, E. (Edward), 1755-1840, publisher.
W. Bulmer and Co., printer.

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