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MARC Record view

001 $ 07/1311
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Hall
245 1 0 $a Forty Etchings, From Sketches Made With The Camera Lucida, In North America, In 1827 And 1828. By Captain Basil Hall, R.N. Fourth Edition. -
260 # # $b Cadell & Co., $a Edinburgh; $b Simpkin & Marshall, And Moon, Boys, & Graves, $a London. - $c 1830.
300 # # $a [2], ii, [42] p., frontis. (fold. map), 40 [i.e. 20] pl.; $c 314 mm.
500 # # $a The prints numbered I-XL are printed two per leaf. Each is preceded by a leaf carrying explanatory letter-press text on its verso only.
505 0 # $a [Frontis. (map), t.p.] - Memorandum (1829) - List Of The Etchings - [Plates and texts].
508 # # $a The frontispiece (folding map) is signed as engraved by W.H. Lizars. Each leaf carrying the prints numbered I-XL is signed as drawn by B. Hall and engraved by W.H. Lizars.
520 2 # $a Captain Hall is best known for his lively accounts of his travels, which took him to the Americas and Korea. In the 'Memorandum' he writes enthusiastically about the use of the camera lucida, which had been patented by W.H. Wollaston in 1807. The folding map is hand-coloured.
561 # # $a Presented by the author (acknowledged 20 January 1835, RA Council Minutes, VIII, 119).
563 # # $a 19th-century half calf, brown moiré cloth-covered boards, red morocco spine-label lettered 'Hall's Camera Lucida Sketches'.
600 1 4 $a Hall
653 # # $a People - Americans - Canadians - Britons - Social life and customs - Landscapes (environments) - United States of America - Canada - History - 19th century
653 # # $a Drawings - Camera lucidas - Landscapes (representations) - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Travel sketches - Great Britain - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
700 1 # $a Hall $e source artist $e draughtsman $e previous owner $e donor
700 1 # $a Lizars $e engraver
710 2 # $a Cadell and Company $e publisher
710 2 # $a Simpkin and Marshall $e publisher
710 2 # $a Moon, Boys and Graves $e publisher