Catalogue


Catalogue of a collection of engraved portraits, the largest ever submitted to the public : comprising nearly twenty thousand portraits of persons connected with the history and literature of this country, from the earliest period to the present time : with an enumeration of the circumstances connecting the most eminent persons with the various counties of Great Britain, preferments of the clergy, &c. : alphabetically arranged with the names of the painter and engraver, and the size of each plate : now on sale at the reasonable price affixed to each print /
by Edward Evans.
imprint
[London] : A. E. Evans and Sons, 403, Strand, eight doors East of the Adelphi Theatre, late of Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, [1836-1853]
description
2 volumes.
format(s)
Book
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series title
imprint
[London] : A. E. Evans and Sons, 403, Strand, eight doors East of the Adelphi Theatre, late of Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, [1836-1853]
general note
Bound in drab grey-green paste boards.
Caption title, volume 1: Catalogue of prints, part iv; volume 2: Catalogue of British portraits.
Issued in 52 parts.
Volume 1: [2], 395, [1] pages; volume 2: [2], 431, [1] pages.
Volume 2 has title: Catalogue of engraved British portraits, with imprint: London : A.E. Evans & Son.
local note
Victoria University Library copy volume 1 has address label: A.E. Evans and Sons, 403, Strand, late of 1, Great Queen Street pasted over imprint.
Victoria University Library copy volume 2 has holographic note from author to Bullock, Esq. dated 19 November 1855 inset.
catalogue key
4501486
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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