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Shakespeare, William, 1564–1616
The book of Shakespeare gems : in a series of landscape illustrations of the most interesting localities of Shakespeare's dramas.
London : Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1850.
Physical Description:
[94] p., [45] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2883 .S53 1850
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Text consists of a description of the scenes and a quotation from Shakespeare to accompany each plate.
Engravings by John Woods, John Charles Varrell, John James Hinchcliffe, James Carter, Edward Radclyffe, John Godfrey, James Tingle, William Francis Starling, E. Benjamin, C. Fenn, Benjamin Winkles, and John Smith; after G.F. Sargent.
Originally published under title: Shakespeare illustrated.
Printed by Gilbert & Rivington, St. John's Square, London.
NSTC, 2S4738
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped red cloth. Binder's ticker of Bone & Son on inside of lower board.
Subject Terms:
Bohn, Henry G. -- Publisher.
Bone & Son -- Binder.
Gilbert & Rivington -- Printer.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1850.
Sargent, G. F., ill.
Woods, John, active 1830-1849, engraver.
Varrell, John Charles, active 1816-1848, engraver.
Hinchliff, John James, 1805-1875, engraver.
Carter, James, 1798-1855, engraver.
Radclyffe, Edward, 1810-1863, engraver.
Godfrey, John, approximately 1817-1889, engraver.
Tingle, James, active 1824-1850, engraver.
Starling, W. F. (William Francis), active 19th century engraver.
Benjamin, E., steel engraver, engraver.
Fenn, C. fl. , engraver.
Winkles, Benjamin, engraver.
Smith, John, -1832, engraver.

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