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Title:
The book of the illustrious.
Published/Created:
London : George Henderson, 2, Old Bailey, MDCCCXLV [1845]
Physical Description:
iv, [1], 52 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. (ports.) ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7598 .B66 1845+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Each plate has an accompanying leaf with decorative border and reproduction of coats of arms printed on blue paper.
Portraits and memoirs of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, Charles Earl Grey, Sir Rorbert Peel, William Wilberforce, John George Lambton, Earl of Durham, Daniel O'Connell, John Charles Spencer, Earl Spencer, Baron James Abercromby Dunfermline, John Russell, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, Marquis of Lansdowne, Thomas William Coke, Earl of Leicester, John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, and Henry Brougham, Baron Brougham and Vaux.
Illustrations by W. H. Mote, Charles Edward Wagstaff, Henry R. Cook, William Henry Egleton, William Holl, Francis Holl, Henry Byran Hall, John Henry Robinson, Joseph Brown; after Richard Robert Scanlan, James Stewart, Andrew Morton, and Felix Roffe.
NSTC, 2B41084
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in green textured cloth gilt and blind-stamped publisher's binding. Signed in ms. on front paste-down end paper: Caroline Stone. Signed in ms. on front fly leaf: Gerald Coff.
Subject Terms:
Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868
Coff, Gerald -- Autograph.
Coke, Thomas William, Earl of Leicester, 1752-1842.
Dunfermline, James Abercromby, Baron, 1776-1858
Durham, John George Lambton, Earl of, 1792-1840
Engravings, British.
Grey, Charles Grey, Earl, 1764-1845.
Henderson, G. -- Publisher.
Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, Marquess of, 1780-1863
Lyndhurst, John Singleton Copley, Baron, 1772-1863
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847.
Peel, Robert, 1788-1850.
Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Portraits, British.
Russell, J. (John), 1793-1863
Spencer, John Charles Spencer, Earl, 1782-1845
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1845.
Stone, Caroline -- Autograph.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833
Contributors:
Mote, W. H. engraver.
Wagstaff, Charles Edward, 1808-1850 engraver.
Cook, Henry R. engraver.
Egleton, William Henry, fl. 1833-1862 engraver.
Holl, William, 1807-1871 engraver.
Holl, Francis, 1815-1884 engraver.
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884 engraver.
Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1871 engraver.
Brown, Joseph, fl. 1839-1859 engraver.
Scanlan, Robert Richard ill.
Stewart, James, 1791-1863 ill.
Roffe, Felix ill.
Morton, Andrew, 1802-1845 ill.
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