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Title(s):

Pictorial casket : specimen.

Published/Created:
[Manchester : Bradshaw & Blacklock], [1852].
Physical Description:
[3]-10 p., [11] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1860 B72 1852+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Ruled sheets for (subscriber's names) which were bound inside the back cover have been removed.
Cover title.
Publisher from first plate.
A traveller's specimen of Bradshaw & Blacklock's The pictorial casket of coloured gems. Originally issued in 15 monthly parts, it was published as a single volume in 1853 with a total of 30 color plates. This sample book, with 11 plates, presumably "travelled" at the time of the part issue (1852?)
Wakeman, G. Guide to 19th century colour printers, p. 16
Lewis, C. Picture printing, p. 322-323
Subject Terms:
Bradshaw & Blacklock -- Publisher.
Color prints.
Gift books.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Chromoxylographs -- [1852?].
Contributors:
Bradshaw and Blacklock.
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