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MARC Record view

001 $ 05/1214
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Landseer
245 1 0 $a Etchings By Edwin Landseer
260 # # $b (E. Gambart & Co. $a London.) $c [ca. 1825?]
300 # # $a 17 pl.; $c 592 mm.
500 # # $a There is no title page or title plate. Plate no. 12 consists of two images, each carrying a different date (1821 and 1824).
508 # # $a All plates are signed 'EL' apart from nos. 1, 2, 7, 8.

Each plate is blind-stamped, 'E. Gambart & Co. London'.
510 0 # $a A. Dyson, 'Images interpreted: Landseer and the engraving trade', in Print quarterly, 1:1 (1984), p.29-43.

On Gambart see J. Maas, Gambart: prince of the Victorian art world (1975).
520 2 # $a No publication-date is carried by the title-label on the upper cover; but several plates carry dates - 1821 (pl. 12b, 17), 1822 (pl. 6), 1823 (pl. 13), 1824 (pl. 12a, 14), 1825 (pl. 10, 11, 16).

The plates show landscapes with dogs, horses, stags, rabbits and game birds. Several appear to be views of Scotland, which Landseer first visted in 1824.
562 # # $a On every plate the blind stamp of Gambart has the letters 'afb' inscribed in pencil in an unknown hand.
563 # # $a 19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards, upper cover carrying black morocco label lettered 'Etchings By Edwin Landseer'; rebacked in 1998, spine lettered 'Landseer' and 'RA'.
653 # # $a Dogs - Horses - Animals - Landscapes (environments) - Great Britain - Scotland - History - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Etchings - Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
700 1 # $a Gambart $e publisher
710 2 # $a Ernest Gambart and Company (London) $e publisher