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Creator:
Orme, Edward, author, publisher.
Title(s):

Historic, military, and naval anecdotes : of personal valour, bravery, and particular incidents which occured to the armies of Great Britain and her allies, in the last long-contested war, terminating with the Battle of Waterloo : under the patronage of, and dedicated with permission to His Royal Highness the Commander in Chief.

Published/Created:
London : Edited and published by, and engraved under the direction of, Edward Orme, publisher to His Majesty, and to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, Bond Street, corner of Brook Street, 1819.
Physical Description:
[4], 94, [4] p., [40] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 38-49 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 40 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 40 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatint engravings by Matthew Dubourg, and J. Clark; after John Augustus Atkinson, William Heath, Franz Jozeph Manskirch, George Scharf, and Richard Dighton.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 376
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), 353
"Principal subscribers": pages [3]-[4].
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original red half roan and marbled boards. Copy 2 is a large paper copy. Bound in red half levant morocco and red cloth. Stamped in purple ink on title page: George Jameson.
Subject Terms:
Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- Peninsular War, 1807-1814.
Jameson, George -- Stamp.
Military history, Modern.
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Naval operations, British.
Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 -- In art.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819
Subscriber's lists -- England -- London -- 1819.
Contributors:
Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775-approximately 1833, illustrator.
Dighton, Richard, 1795-1880, illustrator.
Heath, William, 1795-1840, illustrator.
Manskirch, Franz Joseph, 1768 or 1770-1830, illustrator.
Scharf, George, 1788-1860, illustrator.
Clark, J., fl. 1789-1830, engraver.
Dubourg, Matthew, engraver.
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