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Creator:
Dagley, Richard, -1841, author, illustrator, engraver.
Title(s):

Gems : selected from the antique, with illustrations.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for John Murray, 32, Fleet-Street, by C. Whittingham, Dean Street, 1804.
Physical Description:
[6], 30, 60 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK5565 .D3 1804 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK5565 .D3 1804 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations by and after Richard Dagley.
With engraved vignette on title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in red half calf and marbled boards. Tipped in: letter from from David Hoffman to "My dear Brantz," dated April 12, 1854. Autograph: Robt. E. Brinkworth, 1892. Label: William Salloch, Ossining, N.Y. Binder's label: Edward Roe, bookbinder, Salisbury.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in dark green half calf and marbled boards. Inscribed: "Mrs. Benjamin's compliments to Mr. D.D. Jones and begs his acceptance of this book-having some curious remarks and pen and ink sketches by her late father Dossman [?]." In a separate hand: "I purchased this book at the sale of Mr. Dummfries' [?] books ... Oct. 20, 1845. Jno.Edgeworth." Includes eight leaves tipped in at end, with drawings and text in black.
Subject Terms:
Benjamin, Mrs. -- Presentation inscription to D.D. Jones.
Brinkworth, Robert E. -- Autograph.
Edgworth, John -- Autograph.
Gems.
Jones, D. D. -- Presentation inscription from Mrs. Benjamin.
Mythology, Greek.
Roe, Edward -- Binder.
Salloch, William -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1804.
Contributors:
Murray, John, 1778-1843, publisher.
Whittingham, Charles, 1767-1840, printer.
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