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Creator:
Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?.
Title(s):

Illuminated illustrations of Froissart, selected from the manuscripts in the Bibliotheque Royale, Paris, and from other sources / by H.N. Humphreys.

Additional Title(s):

Chroniques. English.

Published/Created:
London : W. Smith, 1845.
Physical Description:
[v]-vi p., 36 leaves, [36] leaves of plate : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D113 F78 1845+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
D113 F78 1845+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
D113 F78 1845+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Most of the illustrations from the Gruthyse ms. Intended to accompany Smith's edition of "Froissart" London, 1844. A first series under title: Illuminated illustrations of Froissart. Selected from the ms. in the British Museum. By H.N. Humphreys. London : W. Smith, 1844. Both series, with the plates, are found in the reissue of Smith's edition ; London : H.G. Bohn, 1855.
Added t.-p., illustrated in colors.
With descriptive letterpress.
Preface dated 1844.
McLean, Ruari. Victorian book design and colour printing, 1972. p. 99.
Printed by Bradbury and Evans, Whitefriars.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 165
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC: British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 is bound in red gold- stamped morocco. Bookplates of George Thomas Mowbray. Copy 2 is bound in green publisher's binding. Bookplate of Jame Fenton. Binder's label: C. Ambery, Manchester, England. Copy 3. Large paper edition. Bound in red gold- stamped morocco. Gauffered edges. Owner's stamp: Vernon J. Watney, Cornbury, England.
Subject Terms:
Ambery, C. -- Binder. (copy 2)
Bradbury and Evans -- Printer.
Fenton, James -- Bookplate. (copy 2)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, French.
Mowbray, George Thomas -- Bookplate. (copy 1)
Smith, William -- Publisher.
Watney, Vernon James, 1860-1928 -- Bookplate. (copy 3)
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1845.
Contributors:
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.
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Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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