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Finden's illustrations of the life and works of Lord Byron: with original and selected information on the subjects of the engravings

Collection Data

Brockedon, William, 1787-1854 (Author)
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857 (Engraver)
Finden, W.(William), 1787-1852 (Engraver)
Murray, John, 1778-1843 (Publisher)
Tilt, Charles, 1797-1861 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1833
Place: London
Publisher: John Murray ...; sold also by Charles Tilt ...
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: *R Pforz (Bio/Byron, G.) Brockedon 1833
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
Statement of responsibility: by W. Brockedon, member of the Academies of Fine Arts at Florence and at Rome; author of "The Passes of the Alps," &c. ...
Biographical/historical: Plates originally intended to be published separately in 14 monthly parts of a size to bind up with the Works of Byron (cf. upper cover, verso, of pt. I). Instructions for binding with the Works appear on the lower paper covers of parts I and II. In part XIV, the publishers announced the completion of volume 1 of the present work, with the publication of an appendix containing text by W. Brockedon describing the subjects of the plates issued in the first eight parts. The second appendix, with text for parts IX to XVI was announced in part XX. The final appendix was announced in part XXIV. The final announcement included prices for binding the text and plates together in 3 vols.
Content: Added engraved title-pages: Finden's landscape & portrait illustrations to the life and works of Lord Byron.
Content: Illustrations: Each volume contains 42 full-page engravings by E. Finden and W. Finden, after drawings by various artists.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 v. :ill., ports., plates ;25 cm. (4to)
Pforz. copy 1: *R Pforz (Bio/Byron, G.): Dark red calf, gilt spine titling and decoration.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12423693
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe332cc0-641c-0136-8dcf-7151b36894f3
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