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Title(s):

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:
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Folio A 2009 26 Copy 1
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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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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.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England, 365.
Tooley, 281.
Last three pages list the names of British officers killed, wounded, and missing for June 16-18, 1815.
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, d. 1826?, engraver.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.
Sutherland, Thomas, ca. 1785-ca. 1825, engraver.
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