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001 $ 05/2431
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Leslie
245 1 0 $a Memoirs Of The Life Of John Constable, Esq. R.A. Composed Chiefly Of His Letters. By C. R. Leslie, R.A. Second Edition.
260 # # $a London: $b Longman, Brown, Green, And Longmans, Paternoster Row. $c 1845.
300 # # $a xi, [i], 363, [1] p., frontis. (port.), [2] pl.; $c 214 mm. (Quarto.)
505 0 # $a [Frontis. (port.), t.p.] - Preface - Contents - Corrigenda; Directions To The Binder - [Text, with 2 pl.] - Notes of Six Lectures, delivered by Constable, on Landscape Painting - [colophon].
508 # # $a The frontispiece portrait of Constable is signed as drawn by C.R. Leslie and lithographed by R.J. Lane; Plate [1], also a portrait of Constable, is signed as painted by Gardiner and lithographed by T.H. Maguire; Plate [2] is signed as [painted] by John Constable and [engraved] by David Lucas.

The frontispiece and Plate [1] carry the imprint of M. & N. Hanhart; Plate [2], that of Longman & Co. (with the date 1845).

The printer is named in the colophon: 'C. Whittingham, Chiswick'.

In Whittingham's distinctive style, the book abounds in headpieces and decorated initials derived from 16th-century originals. These are unsigned.
510 0 # $a Studies of Constable include J.C. Ivy, Constable and the critics 1802-1837 (1991); I. Fleming-Williams and I. Parris, The discovery of Constable (1984).
520 2 # $a Leslie was a friend of Constable. He published the first edition of this biography in 1843.

The three plates show: [frontis.] portrait of Constable; [1] portrait of Constable; [2] landscape 'Spring' by Constable.
533 # # $n This second edition was reprinted in 1951 (London: Phaidon).
563 # # $a 19th-century half green morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Memoirs Of Constable Leslie', 'R.A.' and '1845'.
600 1 4 $a Constable
653 # # $a Artists - Painters - Great Britain - History - 18th century - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Biography - Letters - Art history - 19th century
700 1 # $a Whittingham $e printer
700 1 # $a Constable
700 1 # $a Leslie $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Lane $e lithographer
700 1 # $a gardiner $e source artist
700 1 # $a Maguire $e lithographer
700 1 # $a Constable $e source artist
700 1 # $a Lucas $e engraver
700 1 # $a Hanhart $e lithographic printer
700 1 # $a hanhart $e lithographic printer
710 2 # $a Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans $e publisher
710 2 # $a M. and N. Hanhart (London) $e lithographic printer