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Todd, John Henry.

Historical tablets and medallions illustrative of an improved system of artificial memory for the more easy remembrance of remarkable events and date : exhibiting in a series of tinted engravings (including more than one hundred medallic portraits) a connected outline of historical and biographical chronology, the complete succession of all the Roman Emperors, and of the sovereigns of England and France, down to the present time : together with an appropriate introduction, appendix, and vocabulary / designed and arranged by John Henry Todd.

Additional Title(s):

Tablets and medallions for the more easy remembrance of historical events & dates

Historical tablets and medallions, &c. &c.

London ; George Cowie and Co. Poultry ; and Robbins and Wheeler, Winchester, 1828.
[Winchester] : George Cowie and Co. Poultry ; and Robbins and Wheeler, Winchester, 1828.
Physical Description:
[4], viii, [2], 43, [1] p., [21] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BF383 .T63 1828+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Tablets and medallions for the more easy remembrance of historical events & dates.
Half-title: Historical tablets and medallions, &c. &c.
Engravings by James and Josiah Neele.
Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street.
Signatures: [A]-G⁴.
With an added engraved title page.
Includes bibliographical references.
Advertisement slip tipped in at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in red paper covered boards, with publisher's printed title label. Publisher's advertisement for John Clark's A series of practical instructions in landscape-painting in water-colours, on [6] p. at end, not included in pagination.
Subject Terms:
Clark, John Heaviside, approximately 1770-1863. Series of practical instructions in landscape painting in water colours.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1828.
George Cowie and Co.l -- Publisher.
Kings and rulers -- Portraits.
Robbins and Wheeler -- Publisher.
S. and R. Bentley -- Printer.
Publisher's advertisements.
Neele, James.
Neele, Josiah.

  • Introduction, explanatory of the System
  • Supplement to the Introduction-An epitome of Dr. Watt's rules for the improvement of the memory
  • The tablets, and the memorial lines, with appropriate explanations: Series I. General history and biography. Series 2. Roman emperors. Series 3. English sovereigns. Series 4. French kings
  • Questions for examination in the several parts of the system
  • Appendix, showing the method of applying the system to various other sciences, &c.
  • Vocabulary of all the technical words.

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