The Heads Of Illustrious Persons Of Great Britain, Engraved By Mr. Houbraken And Mr. Vertue. With Their Lives And Characters By Thomas Birch.

By: Birch Thomas, Houbraken (Engraver) , Vertue (Engraver)

Price: $360.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Coperplate engraving; Folio0; iv, 216 pages; Volume has iv-216 pages, 108 full page copperplate engravings. Binding edge of title page is tattered- see photo. Balance of book is foxed rather heavily at bottom of margins. Wear to cloth spine. Nonetheless a sturdy copy. Aprox 21" x 15", 16 pounds. Each engraving has a brief biography on facing page . Includes Shakespeare, Anne Boleyn, Oliver Cromwell, John Milton, etc, etc. All edges gilt.

Title: The Heads Of Illustrious Persons Of Great Britain, Engraved By Mr. Houbraken And Mr. Vertue. With Their Lives And Characters By Thomas Birch.

Author Name: Birch Thomas, Houbraken (Engraver) , Vertue (Engraver)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Houbraken (Engraver) , Vertue (Engraver)

Categories: 18th Century,

Edition: 1st Ed thus

Publisher: London, Printed for William Baynes: 1813

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 39423