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Rapin de Thoyras, M. (Paul), 1661–1725
The history of England / written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras ; translated into English, with additional notes, by N. Tindal ...
Additional Title(s):
Histoire d'Angleterre. English
The third edition. Illustrated with maps, genealogical tables, and the heads and monuments, of the kings, engraven on seventy seven copper plates.
London : Printed for John and Paul Knapton ... , 1743-1747.
Physical Description:
4 v. in 5 : ill., geneal. tables, maps, ports. 40 cm. (fol.)
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British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 2 is incomplete: v.3-4 wanting.
Plates engraved by Gilles Edmé Petit, George Vertue, Claude Du Bosc, Jacobus van der Schley, Pieter Yver, Jacobus Houbraken, G. [i.e. Louis Gérard] Scotin, Charles Grignion, Hubert François Gravelot, J. Kerseboom, Richard William Seale, Simon François Ravenet, J. Mynde, and James Basire; after [Sebastien?] Bourdon, Hubert François Gravelot, George Vertue, Titian, Isaac Oliver, Luc de Heere, Paul van Somer, Anthonie Van Dyck, Peter Lely, Godfrey Kneller, Martin Maingaud, [Thomas?] Gibson, William Aikman, John Vanderbank, and Arthur Pond.
Title-page in red and black.
Title vignettes; initials; tail-pieces.
Vols. 1-2 only of the third edition; v. 4 in 2 vols., each with separate paging.
Vols. 3-4 have title: The history of England, by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Continued from the revolution to the accession of King George II by N. Tindal. 1744-1747.
"The metallic history of the last three reigns": v.3., iv, 40 p. at end; v.4, pt. 2, 22 p.
Spine title: Rapin's history of England.
A summary of the history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the death of George I: 274 p. at end of v. 4.
Advertisement: v.2, p. [17]-18 at end.
Includes bibliographical references, and index (v. 5).
Subject Terms:
Brereton, T., Rev. -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1743-1747.
Great Britain -- History.
Knapton, John and Paul -- Publisher.
Medals -- Great Britain.
Tindal, N. (Nicholas), 1687-1774.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Houbraken, Jacobus, 1698-1780, engraver.
Du Bosc, Claude, 1684-1745?, engraver.
Schley, Jacobus van der, 1715-1779, engraver.
Yver, P. (Pieter), engraver.
Petit, Gilles Edme, 1694-1760, engraver.
Scotin, Louis Gérard, 1690-, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773, engraver.
Kerseboom, J., active 1680-1708, engraver.
Seale, Richard William, engraver.
Ravenet, Simon François, 1706-1774, engraver.
Mynde, James, 1702-1771, engraver.
Basire, James, 1730-1802, engraver.
Bourdon, Sébastien, 1616-1671, ill.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576, ill.
Oliver, Isaac, ill.
Heere, Luc de, 1534-1584, ill.
Somer, Paul van, 1576-1621, ill.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, ill.
Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, ill.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, ill.
Maingaud, Martin, active 1692-1725, ill.
Gibson, Thomas, approximately 1680?-1751, ill.
Aikman, William, 1682-1731, ill.
Vanderbank, John, 1694-1739, ill.
Pond, Arthur, 1701-1758, ill.

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