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Creator:
Pyne, W. H. (William Henry), 1769-1843, ill.
Title(s):

Microcosm, or, A picturesque delineation of the arts, agriculture, manufactures, &c. of Great Britain : in a series of above six hundred groups of small figures for the embellishment of landscape ... : the whole accurately drawn from nature, and etched / by W.H. Pyne and aquatinted by J. Hill ; to which are added explanations of the plates, and essays relating to their various subjects, by C. Gray.

Additional Title(s):

Microcosm

Picturesque delineation of the arts, agriculture, manufactures, &c. of Great Britain

Published/Created:
London : Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street. Printed by S. Gosnell, Little Queen Street, 1808.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 30 x 47 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2010 20
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2010 19
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally issued between 1802 and 1807 in parts by Pyne and Nattes.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 177
BAC: British Art Center Folio A 2010 19 copy is the Abbey copy. Bound (2 v. in 1) in gilt-tooled green morocco. Bookplate: Robert Barnett.
BAC: British Art Center Folio A 2010 20 copy consists of v. 2 only, which is cased (and identically bound with) v. 1 of the Pyne and Nattes second edition of this title (London, 1806).
Subject Terms:
Barnett, Robert -- Bookplate.
Gosnell, S. -- Printer.
Great Britain -- Industries -- History -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Rural conditions -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Industrial arts -- Pictorial works.
Miller, W. -- Publisher.
Occupations -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Occupations in art -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1808.
Contributors:
Gray, C.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.
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