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Creator:
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.
Title:
River gardens : being an account of the best methods of cultivating fresh-water plants in aquaria : in such a manner as to afford suitable abodes to ornamental fish, and many interesting kinds of aquatic animals / by H. Noel Humphreys ...
Published/Created:
London : Sampson Low, Son, and Co., 1857.
Physical Description:
vii, 107, [1] p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF457 H8 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF457 H8 Copy 2
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
British Art Center has 2 copies in variant trade bindings. Both have binder's tickets that read: Bone & Son, 76 Fleet Street, and have same design gold-stamped on cover. Copy 1 is bound in blue morocco grain cloth & copy 2 is bound in red diagonal wave grain cloth.
Copy 1 has the autographs of Elizabeth & George Whipple.
Title vignette.
Initials; tail-pieces.
Printed by Thomas Harrild.
Advertisements: [4] p. at end.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 218
Selected exhibitions: “Pleasures and Pastimes" (Yale Center for British Art, February 21 - April 29, 1990).
Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Aquariums.
Aquatic plants.
Bone & Son -- Bookbinder.
Harrild, Thomas -- Printer.
Low (Sampson), Son, and Co. -- Publisher.
Whipple, Elizabeth Martha Beckley -- Autograph, 1860.
Whipple, George Matthews, 1842-1893 -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Chromoxylographs -- 1857.
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