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Bound volume of 83 prints with accompanying essays in 'A Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters (1830-1838)', ed. W. Bates, 1873; sketch portraits by D Maclise, text written by W Maginn from 'Fraser's Magazine'. Bound in red boards, with embossed facsimile of signatures covering the front, and gold lettering.
Portraits of The 'Fraserians' (frontispiece); William Jerdan, Thomas Campbell, John Gibson Lockhart, Samuel Rogers, Thomas Moore, Sir Walter Scott, John Galt, William Maginn, Crofton Croker, Mrs Norton, John Wilson, Mary Russell Mitford, Don Telesforo de Trueba y Cozio, Earl of Munster, Lord John Russell, John Wilson Croker, Tydus-Pooh-Pooh, Washington Irving, The Lord Brougham and Vaux, Robert Montgomery, James Hogg, the Baron von Goethe, Isaac D'Israeli, The 'Anitquaries', Louis Eustache Ude, Rev Dr Lardner, Edward Lytton Bulwer, Allan Cunningham, William Wordsworth, David Brewster, William Roscoe, Prince de Talleyrand, James Morier, Countess of Blessington, the 'Tiger', Benjamin D'Israeli, Thomas Carlyle, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Cruikshank, Dr Moir, Miss Landon, Harriet Martineau, Grant Thorburn, Captain Ross, Egerton Brydes, Daniel O'Connell with Richard Lalor Sheil, Theodore E Hook, Charles Molloy Westmacott, Leigh Hunt, W H Ainsworth, Thomas Hill, Rev George Robert Gleig, William Godwin, James Smith, Comte d'Orsay, Charles Lamb, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Jane Porter, Lady Morgan, Alaric Attila Watts, Francis Egerton, Hnery O'Brien, Michale Thomas Sadler, Earl of Mulgrave, William Cobbett, Francis Place, Robert Macnish, Regina's Maids of Honour, Michael Faraday, Rev William Lisles Bowles, Mrs S C Hall, John C Hobhouse, Serjeant Talfourd, Sir John Soane, Lord Lyndhurtst, Sheridan Knowles, Edmund Lodge, John Baldwin Buckstone, Sir William Molesworth, Sydney Smith, Henry Hallam, W M Thackeray, and Daniel Maclise.
Lithograph printed in black ink with sepia tint-stone
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Height: 285 millimetres (volume)
Width: 220 millimetres
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- (Description from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', XI, 1954)
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Associated Title: A Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters
Associated Title: Fraser's Magazine
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