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Creator:
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.
Title(s):

Hyperion : a romance / by Henry W. Longfellow ; illustrated with twenty-four photographs of the Rhine, Switzerland, and the Tyrol, by Francis Frith.

Published/Created:
London : Alfred William Bennett, 5, Bishopsgate Without, MDCCCLXV [1865]
Physical Description:
x, [2], 270, [2] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PS2273 .H97 1865
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printed by Gresham Steam Press.
The plates are mounted photographs (albumen prints) with letterpress captions each with a tissue guard.
Title-page printed in blue and red within double rule border.
Gernsheim, H. Incunabula of British photographic literature, 268
McLean, R. Victorian publishers' book-binding in cloth and leather, p. 113
Masterpieces of Victoria photography, 1840-1900, 439
Armstrong, C. Scenes in a library, p. 284
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped red cloth, with gilt edges. Binding signed: JL [John Leighton]. Binder's label: Bound by Westleys. Bookplate: R H L C de Beaumont.
Subject Terms:
Alfred William Bennett -- Publisher.
Beaumont, R H L C de -- Bookplate.
Europe -- Description and travel -- Fiction.
Gresham Steam Press -- Printer.
Leighton, John -- Bookbinding designer.
Photography -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Westley's -- Binder.
Form/Genre:
Photographs.
Albumen prints.
Contributors:
Frith, Francis, photographer.
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