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Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877.

The industrial arts of the nineteenth century. A series of illustrations of the choicest specimens produced by every nation at the Great Exhibition of Works of Industry, 1851 ... By M. Digby Wyatt, architect.

London, Day and Son, 1851-1853.
Physical Description:
2 v. 158 plates (part. col.) 57 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N48
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added t.-p. in colors; v. 2 has colored t.-p. only.
First issued in 40 parts between 1851 and 1853.--Cf. Ray, Gordon N. The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914. New York, 1976, p. 147-48.
Plates by F. Bedford, F. Moras, Warren, W. Underwood, and F. Cherval; after J. A. Vinter, W. E. Pozzi, Fredk. Smallfield, J. Sliegh, H. Pidgeon, H. Rafter, J. R. Clayton, F. Clayton, H. N. Humphreys, L. Hayes, H. Maye, P. H. Delamotte, J. Mahoney, Dalziel, Justyne, W. Butler, A. Aglio, L. H. Michael, A. Stevens, Vechte, and F. Bauer.
British Art Center has 6 copies. Copies 1 and 2 issued in 5 divisions in pasteboard covers. Copy 1 is imperfect: 1st division wanting. The plates in copy 1 are printed in colors that differ slightly from those in other copies. In copy 1 the colored t.-p.'s are bound at the beginning of the 2d division. Copy 1 has the stamp of M. Sullivan, Art Master, Hastings & St. Leonard's School of Art. In copy 1, plate 129 appears at the end of the 4th division; in copy 2 this plate appears at the beginning of the 5th division. In copy 2 the colored t.-p.'s are bound at the end of the 5th division. Copy 2 has an additional printed t.-p. and dedicatory leaf bound at the beginning of the 2d division. Copy 2 has 2 separate leaves of advertisements at the beginning of the 5th division. Copies 3-5 are each bound in 2 volumes. Copy 3 bound by J. Wright. Copy 4 is in a publisher's binding. Copy 5 has the bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell and was bound by J. Clarke. Copy 6 issued in 40 parts, each with a paper wrapper. C
Abbey, Life in England, 85 (copy 4: Abbey copy).
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 157-159
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
Subject Terms:
Clarke, J. -- Bookbinder.
Day & Son -- Publisher.
Decorative arts -- Exhibitions.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 -- Bookplate, 1902.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1851-1853.
S. M. -- Autograph.
Sullivan, M -- Stamp.
Wright, J. -- Bookbinder.
Chromolithographs -- 1851-1853.

Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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