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Retzsch, Moritz, 1779–1857

Retzsch's outlines to Shakspeare ...

Additional Title(s):

Gallerie zu Shakespeare's dramatischen werken. English

Second original edition.
Leipsic : Published by Ernest Fleischer, (No. 62, New-Market); 1838-1846.
London : Sold by Black & Armstrong, (2, Tavistook Street, Covent Garden) 1838-1846.
Physical Description:
8 v., [101] leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 x 32 cm.
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Folio A P 5
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Plates by and after Moritz Retzsch.
Volumes 3-8: "Genuine original edition."
Imprint of v. 3 varies slightly: "Paris: Sold by Veith & Hauser. (11, Boulevard Des Italiens.)"
Explanatory text (German and English in parallel columns) by C. A. Bottiger, v.1-2; C. B. von Miltitz, v.3-4; H. Ulrici, v.5-8.
English translation by Shoberl.
A leaf of publisher's advertisements in German tipped in before t.-p. of each volume.
Volumes 1-4: descriptions of plates in French, German, Italian and English. V. 5-8: descriptions in English and German.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: v.1-2 only.
Subject Terms:
Black & Armstrong -- Publisher.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1838-1846.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.
Böttiger, Karl August, 1760-1835.
Miltitz, Carl Borromäus von, 1781-1845.
Ulrici, Hermann, 1806-1884.
Shoberl, Frederic, 1775-1853.

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