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Smith, Charles John, 1803–1838

Historical and literary curiosities : consisting of fac-similes of original documents, scenes of remarkable events and interesting localities and the birth-places, residences, portraits, and monuments of eminent literary characters, with a variety of reliques and antiquities connected with the same subjects / selected and engraved by Charles John Smith.

London : Henry G. Bohn ..., 1840.
Physical Description:
[151] leaves (some folded) : ill., facsims. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z42 S65 1840+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
British Art Center copy is disbound & in case.
Plates engraved by Robert Bremmel Schnebbelie, and Charles John Smith; after Hendrik Frans De Cort, Robert Bremmel Schnebbelie, John Chessell Buckler, Hugh Irvine, William Henry Bartlett, William Henry Brooke, and Charles John Smith.
Descriptive matter scattered at intervals between the plates.
First issued in 8 parts 1835-1840. The work, interrupted at pt. 6 by the author's death, was completed by H.G. Bohn.
Subject Terms:
Arch, J. & A. -- Publisher.
Autographs -- Facsimiles.
Great Britain -- Antiquities.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1840.
Pickering, William -- Publisher.
Smith, Charles John -- Publisher.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1840.
Steel engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1840.
Bohn, Henry G. (Henry George), 1796-1884, publisher.
Schnebbelie, Robert Bremmel, -approximately 1849, ill.
Smith, Charles John, 1803-1838, ill.
Cort, Hendrik Frans de, 1742-1810, ill.
Buckler, John Chessell, 1793-1894, ill.
Irvine, Hugh, active 1808-1829, ill.
Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854, ill.
Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860, ill.

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