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British Theatrical Gallery by Daniel Terry - 1st - 1825 - from Florilegius (SKU: Flo137)

British Theatrical Gallery

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British Theatrical Gallery: A Collection of Whole Length Portraits with Biographical Notices

by Daniel Terry

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Title page, 20 hand-coloured engraved plates with corresponding pages of explanatory text.

Twenty fine hand-coloured engraved portraits by R. Cooper of famous contemporary actors and actresses after paintings by Harlow, Sharp, Clint, De Wilde, Waldeck, and others.

Actors include Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth, Edmund Kean as Richard III, ballerinas Mlle. Lisa Noblet and Mlle. Felicite Hullin, ballet dancer Etienne Le Blond, opera singer Giuseppe de Begnis, Samuel Simmonds as Baron Munchausen, Henry Gattie and Mme. Maria Theresa Bland in the farce Monsieur Tonson, Sarah Booth, Frances Copeland, Charles Young, etc.

Daniel Terry (1780-1829) was an English actor and friend of Sir Walter Scott, many of whose novels he adapted for the stage.

Condition: Crude buckram spine on frayed original cloth-bound boards. Interior clean and bright with fine hand-colouring, slight discoloration to title page. Perfect candidate for a rebind.

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Details

Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller Inventory #
Flo137
Title
British Theatrical Gallery
Author
Daniel Terry
Illustrator
Harlow, Sharp, Clint, de Wilde, Waldeck
Format/binding
Original cloth boards, recent buckram spine
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
None
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
H. Berthoud
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1825
Keywords
illustrated, portrait, theatre, stage, actor, dancer, London, 19th century
Bookseller catalogs
Theatre;
Size
Folio, 36.5 x 24.5cm

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About Florilegius

Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and history. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

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