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Grindlay, Robert Melville, creator, illustrator.

Scenery, costumes and architecture, chiefly on the western side of India / by Captn. Robert Melville Grindlay.

London : Published by R. Ackermann, Strand, 1826-1830.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 43 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 34 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Folio A D 34 Copy 2
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Engravings by William Alexander, Richard Gilson Reeve, Theodore Henry Adolphus Fielding, George Hunt, Charles Bentley, Louis Haghe, H. Pyall, C. F. Hunt, J. Baily, S. G. Hughes, J. Willis, H. Melville, and T. Edge; after William Allsup Robert Grindlay, William Westall, G. Hawkins, William Witherington, William Daniell, Lt. Col. John Johnson, G. Rawle, John Willis, Charles Peter Auber, Clarkson Stanfield, Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding, William Purser, and David Roberts.
Plates 2-6 and 9-13 colored by J.B. Hogarth.
Originally published in parts. Ackermann published the first two parts (part 2 in collaboration with William Sams); Smith, Elder & Co. published the remainder, from 1826 to 1830. See: Abbey.
Title page to volume 1 is engraved (and printed à la poupée); title page to volume 2 is lithographed.
Colas, R. Costume, 1334
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 442
Hiler, H. Bibliography of costume, p. 397
Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl), Ld21
BAC: British Art center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound 2 volumes in 1, in contemporary gilt tooled dark crimson morocco (by V. Elkins).
BAC: British Art center copy 2 is in two parts. Bound in publisher's original brown half morocco with marbled boards. Title page for parts 2-6 bound in as are the advertisements, which are not present in the Abbey copy. Armorial bookplate: John Petty Muspratt. Autograph: Julia Rose Muspratt, 1853.
Originally published in six parts.
Volume 2 published by Smith, Elder & Co., Cornhill.
Subject Terms:
Costume -- India.
Elkins, V., bookbinder.
India -- Pictorial works.
Muspratt, John Petty, 1857-1945 -- Bookplate
Muspratt, Rose Julia -- Autograph, 1853.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1826-1830.
Lithographs -- 1826-1830.
A la poupée prints -- England -- 1826-1830.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Agar, John Samuel, approximately 1770-approximately 1835, engraver.
Alexander, William, 1767-1816, engraver.
Bentley, Charles, 1806-1854, engraver.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885, lithographer.
Hughes, S. G., active 1831-1833, engraver.
Hunt, George, active 1824-1831, engraver.
Kearnan, Thomas, engraver.
Melville, Harden Sidney, active 1837-1882, engraver.
Pyall, Henry, 1795-1833, engraver.
Reeve, Richard Gilson, 1803-1889, engraver.
Willis, John, active 1828-1852, engraver.
Allsup, William, illustrator.
Auber, Charles Peter, 1790-1825, illustrator.
Baily, James, active 1780-1815, illustrator.
Daniell, William, 1769-1837, illustrator.
Edge, T., illustrator.
Fielding, Copley, 1787-1855, illustrator.
Hawkins, George, active 1795-1820, illustrator.
Hogarth, J. (Joseph), colorist.
Hughes, S. G., active 1831-1833, illustrator.
Johnson, John, Lieutenant Colonel, illustrator.
Purser, William, active 1805-1834, illustrator.
Rawle, G., active 1841, illustrator.
Roberts, David, 1796-1864, illustrator.
Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867, illustrator.
Westall, William, 1781-1850, illustrator.
Witherington, William Frederick, 1785-1865, illustrator.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Smith, Elder, and Co., publisher.
Sams, William, publisher.

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