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Creator:
Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836.
Title(s):

New readings of old authors.

Published/Created:
London : E. Wilson, 88 Royal Exchange, [1830-1835]
Physical Description:
26 v. : chiefly ill. ; 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2879 .S4 1834 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2879 .S4 1834 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes caricatures of contemporary life with quotations, chiefly from Shakespeare, as captions.
With 260 lithographs by George Edward Madeley; after Robert Seymour.
"This work will appear monthly, or more frequently if possible, in small octavo, each number containing at least ten original designs beautifully executed, price 1s. 6d."--V. 1, p. [4].
Publisher varies: no. 4-6, 8-11, E. Wilson and C. Tilt; no. 12-[15, 19-26] Charles Tilt; no. [16-18] Charles Tilt and Effingham Wilson.
Dates of publication from Abbey.
Each volumes consists of letterpress title-page, sometimes with added text, and [10] plates.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 320
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. 26 parts with original pink paper wrappers. Colored lithographs. Copy 2, bound in original wrappers, is incomplete; v. 9-10 and 12-15 wanting. Uncolored lithographs.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Satire, English.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Tilt, Charles, -- Publisher.
Wilson, E. -- Publisher.
Wilson, Effingham -- Bookseller.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1830-1835.
Lithographs -- 1830-1835.
Contributors:
Madeley, George Edward lithographer.
Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836, ill.
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  • 1. Shakspeare. Romeo and Juliet
  • 2. Shakspeare. Hamlet
  • 3. Byron. The giaour
  • 4. Shakspeare. Macbeth
  • 5. Shakspeare. Richard the third
  • 6. Shakspeare. The merchant of Venice
  • 7. Shakspeare. Othello
  • 8. Shakspeare. Julius Cæsar
  • 9. Shakspeare. The tempest
  • 10. Shakspeare. King John
  • 11. Shakspeare. King Henry VIII
  • 12. Shakspeare. King Lear
  • 13. Shakspeare. Coriolanus
  • 14. Shakspeare. As you like it
  • [15] Shakspeare. Midsummer-night's dream
  • [16] Shakspeare. Taming the shrew
  • [17] Shakspeare. King Henry IV.-Part 2
  • [18] Shakspeare. King Henry IV.-Part. 1-- [19] Shakspeare. King Henry 5th
  • [20] Shakspeare. Love's labor lost
  • [21] Shakspeare. Antony & Cleopatra
  • [22] Shakspeare. Titus Andronicus
  • [23] Shakspeare. Pericles
  • [24] Shakspeare. Troilus & Cressida
  • [25] Shakspeare. K. Richd. 2nd
  • [26] Shakspeare. Cymbeline.

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