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Creator:
Drummond, Henry, 1786-1860, author.
Title(s):

Histories of noble British families : with biographical notices of the most distinguished individuals in each : illustrated by their armorial bearings, portraits, monuments, seals, etc.

Published/Created:
London : William Pickering, 1842-1846.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 56 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 11
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by E. Blore, J. Brown, Day & Haghe, A. Fox, W. Greatbatch, H.B. Hall, W. Pickering, J. Posselwhite, J.G. Waller, W.S. Wilkinson, and Woodman; after J. Basire, G.P. Harding, O. Jewitt, E. Latilla, A.B. Waller, and Zoffany.
Title vignettes; illuminated initials.
Volume 1 originally published in 1842; vol. 2, in 1846. Some copies of volume 1 include two title pages: the original, dated 1842; and a re-set title page, dated 1846.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 403
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary red morocco by Rivière. Volume 1 includes two title pages (dated 1842 and 1846).
Subject Terms:
Arden family.
Ashburnham family.
Bruce family.
Cecil family.
Compton family.
Drummond family.
Dunbar family.
Dundas family.
Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Genealogy.
Harley family.
Hume family.
Neville family.
Percival family.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1842-1846.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1842-1846.
Engravings -- 1842-1846.
Wood engravings -- 1842-1846.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1842-1846.
Contributors:
Blore, Edward, 1787-1879, engraver.
Brown, J., engraver.
Day & Haghe
Fox, Augustus, engraver.
Greatbach, William, 1802-, engraver.
Hall, Henry Bryan, active 1850-1900, engraver.
Posselwhite, J. (James), 1798-1884, engraver.
Waller, John Green, 1813-1905, engraver.
Wilkinson, W. S., active 1829-1836, engraver.
Woodman, engraver.
Basire, James, 1730-1802, illustrator.
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, illustrator.
Jewitt, Thomas Orlando Sheldon, 1799-1869, illustrator.
Latilla, Eugenio H., 1800-1859, illustrator.
Waller, A. B., illustrator.
Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810, illustrator.
Pickering, William, 1796-1854, publisher.
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  • v. 1. Families of Ashburnham, Arden, Compton, Cecil, Harley, Bruce
  • v. 2. Families of Perceval, Dunbar, Hume, Dundas, Drummond, Neville.

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