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Creator:
Westmacott, C. M. (Charles Molloy), 1787 or 1788-1868.
Title(s):

The English spy: an original work, characteristic, satirical, and humorous. Comprising scenes and sketches in every rank of society, being portraits of the illustrious, eminent, eccentric, and notorious. Drawn from the life by Bernard Blackmantle. The illustrations designed by Robert Cruikshank ...

Published/Created:
London, Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1825-1826.
Physical Description:
2 v. col. front., ill., col. plates. 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5779 W2 E5
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title vignette; head- and tail-pieces.
Published in numbers and continued as the St. James's royal magazine and gazette of fashion, literature, and the fine arts, etc.
"Printed by Thomas Davison."
Volume 2 published by Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper.
Plates by Robert Cruikshank after G. M. Brighty, T. Rowlandson, and T. Wageman.
Illustrations by G. B., George Bonner, Lee, I. T., Gillray, Thompson, and March; some after R. C. and Robert Cruikshank.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 282
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 325
BAC: British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 2 is the Abbey copy. In copy 1, the plate which should face page 16, vol. 2 has been bound in as a frontispiece to vol. 2. Copy 1 is in original boards; with advertisements on p. [4] of covers. Advertisements ([16] p.) are also bound in at the end of vol. 1 of copy 1. Copy 2 bound by Zaehnsdorf.
Subject Terms:
Davison, Thomas -- Printer.
England -- Social life and customs.
Satire, English.
Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper -- Publisher.
Sherwood, Jones, and Co. -- Publisher.
Zaehnsdorf (Firm) -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825-1826.
Wood engravings -- 1825-1826.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856.
Bonner, G. W. (George Wilmot), 1796-1836.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Lee, James.
Thompson, John, 1785-1866.
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Wageman, Thomas Charles, approximately 1787-1863.
Brighty, G. M., ill.
March.
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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