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Title(s):

A series of humorous colored engravings illustrative of the adventures of Gil Blas de Santillane : fifteen plates.

Additional Title(s):

Illustrations to Gil Blas

Published/Created:
London : Published by T. M'Lean, 26, Haymarket, [1819]
Physical Description:
[15] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ1997.G6 E5 1819+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ1997.G6 E5 1819+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title.
Aquatints probably by John Heaviside Clark. Cf. Tooley, Prideaux.
Date of publication from plates.
Engraved throughout. Each plate identified by the book and chapter it is from.
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), 139
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 14
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is in original green printed wrappers. Copy 2 in original blue marbled paper portfolio. Loose leaves. Large paper copy (28 cm.) Cover title: Illustrations to Gil Blas. Price one guinea, Coloured.
Subject Terms:
Le Sage, Alain René, 1668-1747. Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane. English -- Illustrations.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Contributors:
Clark, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863, engraver.
McLean, T. (Thomas), publisher.
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