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Morris, F. O. (Francis Orpen), 1810–1893
A history of British birds. By the Rev. F. O. Morris ...
London, Groombridge and Sons, 1864-65.
Physical Description:
6 v. col. plates. 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL690.G7 M85 1864
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Volumes 1, 5, and 6 dated 1865; volumes 2-4 dated 1864.
Issued in 90 parts in 89.
Wrappers with additional imprint: Manchester, J. Ainsworth.
T.-p.'s: v. 1 in part 16; v. 2 in part 31; v. 3 in part 47; v. 4 in part 61; v. 5 in part 74; v. 6 in part 89/90.
"B. Fawcett, engraver and printer, Driffield.
A number of plates after R. P. Alington.--Cf. Morris, M. C. F. Benjamin Fawcett; colour printer and engraver. Oxford, 1925, p. 21.
Advertisements on recto and verso of back cover of each part.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 92-93
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC: Imperfect: part 42 wanting; a number of wrappers also wanting.
Subject Terms:
Ainsworth, J. -- Publisher.
Birds -- Great Britain.
Fawcett, B. -- Printer.
Groombridge and Sons -- Publisher.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1864-1865.
Alington, R. P.

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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