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Creator:
Laporte, John, 1761-1839.
Title:
[Drawing book of trees]
Published/Created:
[London : Published by J. Laporte, 21 Winchester Row, Edgware Road & Mess. Smith, Warner & Co., 211 Piccadilly, 1821.]
Physical Description:
[32] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC810 .L37 1821+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved throughout.
Illustrations consist of 16 double plates.
Lacks t.p. Title supplied by cataloger.
Illustrations by and after John Laporte.
Plates dated 1814-1821.
Imprint information derived from plates.
Some illustrations printed by Redman.
BAC: Green embossed publisher's cloth over boards showing a pattern of leafy vines. Bookseller/Binder's ticket pasted inside front cover: C. Smith (Late Smith & Warner), 31 Marylebone St. Piccadilly, London. Ms. inscription "Mrs. Dimey, 1840" on recto of first free end-paper. Remnants of a label which was on front cover remain.
Subject Terms:
C. Smith (Late Smith & Warner)
Dimey, Mrs. -- Autograph, 1840.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Laporte, John, -- 1761-1839 -- Publisher.
Redman, -- Printer.
Trees -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- [1821]
Contributors:
Laporte, John, 1761-1839, ill.
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