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The martial achievements of Great Britain and her allies : from 1799 to 1815.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Js. Jenkins, by L. Harrison & J. C. Leigh, 1814-1815.
Physical Description:
viii, [122] p., [51] leaves of plates : ill. ; 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 26 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 26 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatint engravings by Thomas Sutherland, J. Clark, Matthew Dubourg, Daniel Havell, and John Hill; after William Heath.
Title page is engraved.
Originally issued in 13 parts, 1814-1815.
Dedicated to the Duke of Wellington with his coat-of-arms in full color on the dedication page.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 281.
Last three pages list the names of British officers killed, wounded, and missing for June 16-18, 1815.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 365.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. 13 parts in original illustrated wrappers. List of subscribers: p. [i]-iv at end. Copy 2 is a large paper copy. Bound in gilt-tooled crimson morocco, with the royal arms of England at the center of each cover. The 51 plates are in three states: etched lines only (before letters), uncolored; completed (with aquatint), uncolored; completed, hand-colored. Armorial bookplate: Sir Andrew Noble.
Subject Terms:
Etching -- Specimens -- 1814-1815.
Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
Great Britain -- History -- 1789-1820.
Great Britain -- History, Military.
Harrison, L. -- Printer.
Jenkins, J. -- Publisher.
Leigh, J. C. -- Printer.
Military history, Modern.
Noble, Andrew, Sir, 1831-1915 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1814-1815
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1814-1815
Contributors:
Heath, William, 1795-1840, ill.
Clark, J., fl. 1789-1830, engraver.
Dubourg, Matthew, engraver.
Havell, Daniel, -1826?, engraver.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.
Sutherland, Thomas, approximately 1785-approximately 1825, engraver.
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