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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851

A panorama of the progress of human life : fashionably displayed, illustrating Shakespeare's ages and giving at the same time the manners, costume, amusements, and field sports of the English people : the whole illustrative of modern character in a series of many hundreds of moving figures / with an essay by Guy Paget and an introduction and commentary by Bernard Darwin.

Additional Title(s):

Panorama emphasising the progress of human life

Progress of human life

London : Falcon Press, [1948]
Physical Description:
36 p. : col. ill. ; 45 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 51
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title on publisher's slip case: A panorama emphasising the progress of human life.
Half title and spine title: The progress of human life.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in red quarter cloth, and light grey board covers. In blue-grey cardboard sleeve with paper label on front and back covers with title: A panorama emphasising the progress of human life by Henry Alken with an introduction by Guy Paget and a commentary by Bernard Darwin.
Facsimile of Henry Alken's A Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, Fashionably Display'd. Illustrating Shakespeare's Ages and giving at the same Time the Manners, Costume, Amusements and the Field Sports of the English People.
Subject Terms:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851.
Falcon Press -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.
Darwin, Bernard, 1876-1961.
Paget, Guy, 1886-1952.

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