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'An illustrated record of important events in the annals of Europe, during the last four years; comprising a series of views of the principal places, battles, etc. etc. etc. connected with those events. Together with a history of those momentous transactions, compiled from official and other authentic documents' (London, R. Bowyer), 1816; 10 hand-coloured aquatints titled 'Grand entry of the allied sovereigns into Paris', 'Fac simile', 'Moscow' (cut to image), 'Smolensko', 'Hamburgh', 'Frankfort', 'Dresden', 'Grand entry of the allied sovereigns into Leipsic', 'View of the Grimma suburb, Leipsic', and 'Porto Ferrajo', together with a wood-engraved view of the Island of St Helena within the text. Including a tipped-in etched frontispiece showing ten medallion portraits on a monument with two cherubs above, and tipped-in errata at the end. Bound in tan bookcloth, with gold lettering on spine.
Etching, hand-coloured aquatints
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Height: 488 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 370 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1879,0809.240-254 for another a book from the same series as this one, that uses some of the same plates. The title-pages are identical but the text in different. The plates are dated 1814-1816.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: An illustrated record of emportant events in the annals of Europe
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