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Creator:
Willmott, Robert Aris, 1809-1863.
Title(s):

The poets of the nineteenth century / selected and edited by the Rev. Robert Aris Willmott, incumbent of Bearwood ; with English and American additions, arranged by Evert A. Duyckinck, editor of the Cyclopedia of American literature ; illustrated with one hundred and thirty-two engravings, drawn by eminent artists.

Published/Created:
New York : Harper & Brothers, publishers, Franklin Square, 1858.
Physical Description:
xvi, 616 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1221 .W55 1858
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Some of the engravings signed by John Andrew. Illustrations by Benjamin Franklin Foster, W. W. Harvey, Sir John Gilbert, Arthur Hughes, Harrison Weir, Thomas Bolton Gilchrist Septimus Dalziel, Sir John Tenniel, Edward Duncan, John R. Clayton, James Godwin, James Duffield Harding, G. Dodgson, Ford Maddox Brown, Sir John Everett Millais, William Leighton Leitch, John Henry Hill, Felix Octavius Carr Darley, John William Casilear, Frederick Richard Pickersgill, Edward Henry Corbould, Daniel Maclise, William Mulready, Clarkson Stanfield, Edward Goodall, D. Edwards, and Augustus Hoppin.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth blocked in gilt on front and spine. Blind-stamped on lower board. Gilt edges.
Subject Terms:
American poetry -- 19th century.
English poetry -- 19th century.
Gift books.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Ross, David and Judith -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Gift books -- 1858.
Wood engravings -- 1858.
Contributors:
Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878, ed.
Andrew, John, 1815-1875, engraver.
Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893, ill.
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893, ill.
Clayton, John R., ill.
Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905, ill.
Dalziel, Thomas Bolton Gilchrist Septimus, 1823-1906, ill.
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, ill.
Dodgson, G. (George), 1811-1880, ill.
Duncan, Edward, 1804-1882, ill.
Edwards, D., active 1850-1857, ill.
Foster, Benjamin Franklin, approximately 1803-1859, ill.
Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897, ill.
Godwin, James, -1876, ill.
Goodall, Edward, 1795-1870, ill.
Harding, James Duffield, 1798-1863, ill.
Harvey, W. W. (William Woodis), 1798-1864, ill.
Hill, John Henry, 1839-1922, ill.
Hoppin, Augustus, 1828-1896, ill.
Hughes, Arthur, 1832-1915, ill.
Leitch, William Leighton, 1804-1883, ill.
Maclise, Daniel, 1806-1870, ill.
Millais, John Everett, 1829-1896, ill.
Mulready, William, 1786-1863, ill.
Pickersgill, Frederick Richard, 1820-1900, ill.
Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867, ill.
Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914, ill.
Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906, ill.
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