FINDENS' TABLEAUX: A SERIES OF THIRTEEN SCENES OF NATIONAL CHARACTER, BEAUTY, AND COSTUME. FROM PAINTINGS, BY VARIOUS ARTISTS, AFTER SKETCHES BY W. PERRING

By: Edward Francis Finden [English Engraver. ]; editor: S. C. Hall

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B&W Illustrations; 56 pages; Finden executed some separate works, among early ones being a set of etchings for Richard Duppa's "Miscellaneous Opinions and Observations on the Continent" (1825) and "Illustrations of the Vaudois in a Series of Views" (1831). He was also a large contributor of illustrations to the annuals, books of beauty, poetry, and other sentimental works then in vogue. The separate engravings he executed included: "The Harvest Waggon," after Thomas Gainsborough; "As Happy as a King" after William Collins; "Captain Macheath in Prison," after Gilbert Stuart Newton; "The Little Gleaner after Sir William Beechey"; "The Princess Victoria," after Richard Westall and "Othello Telling His Exploits to Brabantio and Desdemona," after Douglas Cowper. He died at St. John's Wood, aged 65, on 9 February 1857. Width: 11.5" Height: 15.25"folio is bound in blind-stamped green leather, with stamped gilt lettering and elaborate ornamental designs in gold to the covers. The book shows external wear, with rubbing and scuffing concentrated at the edges of the covers. The binding is sound. A small atmorial bookplate [Elibank], appears on the front pastedown. The pages and plates are largely clean and bright, with only a small amount of faint smudging at the edges. This work is illustrated with tissue-guarded engraved plates. Full green morocco leather.

Title: FINDENS' TABLEAUX: A SERIES OF THIRTEEN SCENES OF NATIONAL CHARACTER, BEAUTY, AND COSTUME. FROM PAINTINGS, BY VARIOUS ARTISTS, AFTER SKETCHES BY W. PERRING

Author Name: Edward Francis Finden [English Engraver. ]; editor: S. C. Hall

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Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt: 1837

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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