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Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788–1824

A Venetian story / by Lord Byron ; with illustrations from eighteenth century copper-plate engravings selected and introduced by Eleanor M. Garvey and Philip Hofer.

[Kentfield, Calif.] : The Allen Press, 1963.
Physical Description:
39 leaves : ill. ; 35 x 51 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 38
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Illustrated and engraved title page
The illustrations, 35 of which are full-page, are reproductions of engravings by A. Visentini after Canaletto, by M. Marieschi, and from "Il gran teatro di Venezia."
Issued in portfolio "covered in a Fortuny print of eighteenth century design."
Limited edition of 150 copies, of which 12 are hors commerce.
First published 1818 with title: Beppo, a Venetian story.
Illustrated on versos of numbered leaves 1 through 32.
BAC: British Art Center copy has two copies of three illustrations (nos. 9,18,19), without text laid in at end. Prospectus (1 folded sheet ([4] p.) laid in.
Subject Terms:
Venice (Italy) -- Description -- Views.
Venice -- Views.
Livres d'artistes.
Photomechanical prints -- 1963.
Mould-made papers (Paper) -- 20th century.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. Beppo.
Garvey, Eleanor M.
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984.
Canaletto, 1697-1768, ill.
Marieschi, Michele, 1710-1743, ill.
Visentini, Antonio, 1688-1782, engraver.

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