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[Specimens of illustrated works] / published by Messrs. Longman, Brown, & Co., London.

[London : Longman, Brown & Co.], [1849?]
Physical Description:
[170] p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z2003 .L66 1849+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Binder's title.
Consists of page specimens inlaid to size from works published in the 1840s (latest is dated 1849) and the binding designs for three titles.
Includes many samples of works by Henry Noel Humphreys and Owen Jones, as well as Louisa Stuart Costello, Eden Warwick [i.e. George Jabet], James Thomson, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Moore, etc.
Subject Terms:
Bookbinding, Victorian.
Catalogs, Publishers' -- Specimens.
Illustrated books -- History -- 19th century.
Longmamn, Brown, & Co. -- Publisher.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain.
Chromolithographs -- [1849?].
Wood engravings -- [1849?].
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874.
Costello, Louisa Stuart, 1799-1870. Rose garden of Persia.
Jabet, George. Poet's plesaunce.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Seasons.
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. Poetical works.

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