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Creator:
Valentine, L. (Laura), d. 1899.
Title:
The nobility of life, its graces and virtues, portrayed in prose and verse by the best writers. Selected and edited by L. Valentine. With twenty-four original pictures printed in colours, elaborate borders, headings and vignettes.
Published/Created:
London, Frederick Warne and Company; 1869.
New York, Scribner, Welford, and Co., 1869.
Physical Description:
2 p. ., iii-viii, 192 p. ill. (part. mounted and col.) 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1111.C6 V3 1869 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1111.C6 V3 1869 Copy 2
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Dalziel Brothers, printers."
Colored illustrations engraved and printed variously by Edmund Evans or Kronheim & Co.
Illustrations, ornamental borders, and border vignettes designed by John Dawson Watson, P. Hundley, Henry Le Jeune, Charles Green, Josef Wolf, Francis Walker, A. B. (Arthur Boyd) Houghton, H. C. (Henry Courteney) Selous, Edwin Buckman, Edward Duncan, J. A. Pasquier, E. J. (Edward John) Poynter, Thomas Dalziel, J. Mahoney, Alfred Thompson, M. Ellen (Mary Ellen) Edwards, Henry Warren, Frederick Skill, Alfred W. Cooper, H. French, Edward Henry. Wehnert, Thomas D. Scott, Thomas W. Wood, and Johann Baptist Zwecker.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 71
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC: British Art Center has two copies, in variant bindings. Copy 1 has the bookplate of T.B. Johnston. Copy 2 has publisher's advertisements, [2] p. at end, and the autograph of Hannah Cooper.
BAC: British Art Center has progressive color sheets for two of the prints ("Duty" and "Dignity"; Folio A/N/141).
Exhibition History:
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Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978)

Subject Terms:
Burn & Co. -- Bookbinder.
Conduct of life -- Literary collections.
Cooper, Hannah -- Autograph, 1868.
Dalziel Brothers -- Printer.
Evans, Edmund -- Printer.
Johnston, T.B. -- Bookplate.
Kronheim & Co. -- Printer.
Warne (Frederick) and Company -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Chromoxylographs -- 1869.
Wood engravings -- 1869.
Contributors:
Watson, John Dawson, 1832-1892, engraver.
Hundley, P., engraver.
Le Jeune, Henry, 1820-1904, engraver.
Green, Charles, 1840-1898, engraver.
Wolf, Joseph, 1820-1899, engraver.
Walker, Francis Sylvester, 1848-1916, engraver.
Houghton, Arthur Boyd, 1836-1875, engraver.
Selous, Henry Courtney, 1803-1890, engraver.
Buckman, Edwin, 1841-1930, engraver.
Pasquier, J.A., engraver.
Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919, engraver.
Mahoney, J., engraver.
Thompson, Alfred, engraver.
Edwards, M. Ellen (Mary Ellen), engraver.
Warren, Henry, 1794-1879, engraver.
Skill, Frederick, engraver.
Cooper, Alfred W., engraver.
French, H., engraver.
Wehnert, Edward Henry, 1813-1868, engraver.
Scott, Thomas, engraver.
Wood, Thomas W., fl. 1855-1872, engraver.
Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1876, engraver.
Dalziel, Thomas Bolton Gilchrist Septimus, 1823-1906, engraver.
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