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Title:
Biographical sketches of eminent persons, whose portraits form part of the Duke of Dorset's collection at Knole : with a brief description of the place : embellished with a front and east view of Knole.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, 1795.
Physical Description:
xxiii, [1], 164, [4] pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA664.K56 W4 1795 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA664.K56 W4 1795 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Attributed to Henry Norton Willis.--Halkett & Laing.
Pages ii, iv, xx, xxiv blank.
Engravings by James Sparrow; after John Bridgman.
Halkett & Laing (3rd ed.), v. 1, p. 204
Holmes, M. Country house described, p. 152
ESTC, T85701
Includes publisher's advertisements, [4] pages at end.
BEIN: Advertisements on [4] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in gilt-tooled tree calf. Spine title: Description of Knole. Bookplates of Robert Westley Hall and Richard Blackett Beaumont.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original pink paper covered boards; rebacked. Bookplates of Charles Gilbert, of East Bourn and Trelissick Library. Autograph: Charles Gilbert. "An epigram on the Sackvilles": two stanza poem mounted inside back cover.
Subject Terms:
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926- -- Bookplate.
Errington, Rowland -- Bookplate.
Gilbert, Charles -- Autograph.
Gilbert, Charles -- Bookplate.
Great Britain -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Hall, Robert Westley -- Bookplate.
Hilles, Frederick Whiley, 1900- -- Bookplate.
Knole House (Kent, England) -- Art collections
Painting -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Searle, J. -- Binding.
Stockdale, John -- Publisher.
Trelissick Libary -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1795.
Publishers' advertisements.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Willis, Henry Norton, attributed name.
Bridgman, John, illustrator.
Sparrow, James, engraver.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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