The life of man : symbolised by the months of the year in a series of illustrations by John Leighton : ... and pourtrayed in their seasons and phases, with passages selected from ancient and modern authors / by Richard Pigot.
- London : Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1866.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 240 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPN6071.S41 P5 1866+ Copy 1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Wood engravings by David Wallace Williamson, W.T. Green, George Dalziel, Henry Leighton, August Gaber, Hugo Bürkner, Horace Harrall, and Edward Dalziel.
"The smaller designs and devices in the volume are engraved by Leighton, Williamson, Green, Dalziel, Cooper, Woods, Pearson, Jewitt, and Swain."--P. XII.
Printed by Bradbury, Evans, & Co.
Printed in red, green, yellow, blue and black.
McLean, R. Victorian publisher's book-bindings in cloth and leather, p. 90
Includes index of authors.
BAC Copy 2: Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in publisher's original green cloth with red paper mandorla onlay. Signed JL. Blocked in gold and black; identical design on front and back. Spine blocked in gold and back; bevelled boards. Label: Edmonds and Remnants.
Copy 2 is bound in contemporary gilt-tooled brown morocco, with gilt edges. Bookplate: David Arthur Jones.
- Subject Terms:
- Bradbury, Evans, -- PrinterEdmonds & Remnants -- Bookbinder.English literature.Jones, David Arthur -- Bookplate.Leighton, John, 1822-1912, binding designerLongmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer -- Publisher.Ross, David and Judith -- Provenance.Seasons in literature.
- Wood engravings -- 1866
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