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001 $ 03/2968
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Seward, William
245 1 0 $a Anecdotes Of Some Distinguished Persons, Chiefly Of The Present And Two Preceding Centuries. Adorned With Sculptures. Vol. I. (-III.)
260 # # $a London: $b Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, Successors To Mr. Cadell In The Strand. $c 1795.
300 # # $a 3 vols.; $c 180 mm. (Octavo).
500 # # $a Vol. I: [8], 280 p., frontis., [2] pl. 8 p. of music. - Vol. II:[4], 378, [2] p., frontis., [2] pl. - Vol. III: [8], 399, [41] p., frontis., [5] pl.
505 0 # $a Vol. I: [Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - Advertisement - Errata - [Text, with pl.] - Index To The First Volume. - Vol. II: [Frontis., t.p.] - Errata - [Text, with pl.] - Index To The Second Volume - Directions To The Binder For Placing The Engravings [in volumes I, II]. - Vol. III: [Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - Advertisement - Errata; Directions To The Binder For Placing The Engravings. Vol. III. - [Text, with pl.] - Appendix. Original papers Relative To The Disputes Between King Charles The First And His Parliament ... - Index - Appendix [i.e. list of contents of Appendix].
508 # # $a In Volume I the frontispiece is signed as engraved by W. Sharp; pl. [1], as drawn by Chambers and directed by Landseer; pl. [2], as engraved by Noble; the music is unsigned. In Volume II the frontispiece is signed as painted by Richard Wilson and engraved by W. Thomas; pl. [1], as painted by Trivisani and engraved by Noble; pl. [2] as drawn by J.G. Wood and directed by J. Landseer. In Volume III the frontispiece is signed as engraved by Sharp; pl. [1], as engraved by J. Landseer; pl. [2,3,5] (reproductions of manuscript notes) unsigned; pl. [4], as by Fiesinger. Most plates carry the publishers' imprint (and publication-date) - of T. Cadell (I: front. and pl.1; II:2; III:1), Cadell and Davies (I: 2), Cadell junr. and Davies (III:4). Volume I is dedicated by the Compiler to the Duke of Beaufort; Volume III to the Marquis of Buckingham.
510 4 # $a ESTC $c N30241
520 2 # $a A fourth volume was published in 1796.
533 # # $n A microfilm version was published in 2004 (Woodbridge, Conn.: Primary Source Microfilm [an imprint of Gale Group]).
561 # # $a Presented by William Seward; acknowledged 10 July 1795 (RAA CM II, 229).
563 # # $a 19th-century half calf; rebacked in 20th century, black morocco spine-labels lettered 'Anecdotes Of Distinguished Persons I (-III)'.
653 # # $a Celebrities - History - 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
655 # 4 $a Biography - Anecdotes - Great Britain - 18th century
700 1 # $a Cadell, Thomas $e publisher
700 1 # $a Davies, William $e publisher
700 1 # $a Sharp, William $e engraver
700 1 # $a Chambers, Thomas $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Landseer, John $e engraver
700 1 # $a Noble, Francis $e engraver
700 1 # $a Wilson, Richard $e source artist
700 1 # $a Thomas, W. $e engraver
700 1 # $a Wood, John George $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Fiesinger, Gabriel
700 1 # $a Buckingham, Grenville Temple, Marquis of $e dedicatee
700 1 # $a Seward, William $e previous owner $e donor
700 1 # $a Trevisani, Francesco $e source artist
852 8 # $d 1802: 2-2-02; 1821: E-3-03.