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Title(s):

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:
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Notes:
Attributed to Henry Norton Willis.--Halkett & Laing.
Pages ii, iv, xx, xxiv blank.
Engravings by James Sparrow; after John Bridgman.
Halkett, S. Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous publications in the English language (3rd ed.), v. 1, p. 204
Holmes, M. Country house described, p. 152
English short title catalogue, 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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