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24 ページ - An original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, Humorous, comprising scenes and sketches in every Rank of Society, being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious.
2 ページ - BICKHAM (George). The British Monarchy; or, a New Chorographical Description of all the Dominions subject to the King of Great Britain.
78 ページ - Cyclopaedia of Costume ; or, A Dictionary of Dress — Regal, Ecclesiastical, Civil, and Military — from the Earliest Period in England to the reign of George the Third. Including Notices of Contemporaneous Fashions on the Continent, and a General History of the Costumes of the Principal Countries of Europe. By JR PLANCHE, Somerset Herald.
44 ページ - THE GRAPHIC ARTS: A Treatise on the Varieties of Drawing, Painting, and Engraving in Comparison with each other and with Nature.
77 ページ - Diary that throws a distinct and vivid light over the picture of England and its government during the period succeeding the Restoration. If, quitting the broad path of history, we look for minute information concerning ancient manners and customs, the progress of arts and sciences, and the various branches of antiquity, we have never seen a mine so rich as these volumes. The variety of Pepys...
78 ページ - These, the first numbers of a Cyclopaedia of Ancient and Modern Costume, give promise that the work, when complete, will be one of the most perfect works ever published upon the subject. The illustrations are numerous and excellent, and would, even without the letterpress, render the work an invaluable book of reference for information as to costumes for fancy balls and character quadrilles." — Standard. "Destined, we anticipate, to be the standard English work on dress."— Builder. " Promises...
86 ページ - Rowlandson, the Caricaturist. A Selection from his Works, with Anecdotal Descriptions of his Famous Caricatures, and a Sketch of his Life, Times, and Contemporaries. With nearly 400 Illustrations, mostly in Facsimile of the Originals. By JOSEPH GREGO, Author of "James Gillray, the Caricaturist ; his Life, Works, and Times.
62 ページ - Colonel Malleson has produced a volume alike attractive to the general reader and valuable for its new matter to the special student. It is not too much to say that...
24 ページ - Carey (David). Life in Paris; comprising the Rambles, Sprees, and . Amours, of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian Celebrity, and his Bang-up Companions, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton ; with the Whimsical Adventures of the Halibut Family; including Sketches of a Variety of other Eccentric Characters in the French Metropolis. With 22 COLORED PLATES, representing scenes from real life...
68 ページ - It is necessary to observe that this work is not a mere collection of prints, as it contains many luminous and masterly dissertations upon the state of...