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MARC Record view

001 $ 07/1665
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
044 # # $a xxu
245 0 0 $a Millais's Illustrations A Collection of Drawings on Wood By John Everett Millais, R.A.
246 3 # $a Millais's Collected Illustrations
260 # # $b Alexander Strahan, Publisher $a London And New York $c 1866
300 # # $a [iii]-vi p., add. engr. t.pl., [80] pl.; $c 315 mm.
500 # # $a The plates carry no numbers but are assigned numbers 1-80 in the List Of The Collection.
505 0 # $a [Add. engr. t.pl., t.p.] - List Of The Collection - [Plates].
508 # # $a The added engraved title plate and most plates are signed with the monogram of Millais, and by the engravers, Dalziel, Swain, T. Williams or Thompson.

The printers are named on the verso of the title page: 'London Bradbury, Evans, And Co., Printers, Whitefriars.'
510 0 # $a C. Donovan and J. Bushnell, John Everett Millais, 1829-1896 [exhibition catalogue] (1996); P. Goldman, Victorian illustrated books, 1850-1870 (1994); S.P. Casteras, Pocket cathedrals: Pre-Raphaelite book illustration (1991); E. De Maré, The Victorian woodblock illustrators (1980); M. Warner, The Drawings of John Everett Millais [exhibition catalogue] (1979); G. Wakeman, Victorian book illustration (1973); F. Reid, Illustrators of the eighteen-sixties (1928); Book illustration of the sixties, intro. by H. Hartley [exhibition catalogue] (1923).

On the publisher see P.T. Srebrnik, Alexander Strahan: Victorian publisher (1986).
520 2 # $a The publication-date of 1866 is given on the title page. The added engraved title plate carries the date of 1865; and two plates carry dates of 1862, 1864. A variant title is given on the added engraved title plate: 'Millais's Collected Illustrations.'

The plates are uncaptioned but are listed by title in the List Of The Collection; which also names the works in which they were originally published. These were, 'Lays of the Holy Land', 'Once a Week', 'Orley Farm', 'Poems by Alfred Tennyson', 'The Home Affections', 'Papers for Thoughtful Girls', 'Good Words', 'Poets of the Nineteenth Century'. Two are listed as unpublished.
563 # # $a 19th-century green cloth, upper cover decorated in black, red and gold, lettered 'Millais's Collected Illustrations'; spine unlettered.
600 1 4 $a Millais
653 # # $a Drawings - Illustrations - Great Britain - History - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Pictorial works - Wood engravings - Great Britain - 19th century
700 1 # $a Millais $e source artist
700 1 # $a Strahan $e publisher
700 1 # $a Swain $e engraver
700 1 # $a Williams $e engraver
700 1 # $a Thompson $e engraver
710 2 # $a Bradbury and Evans (London) $e printer
710 2 # $a Dalziel Brothers (London) $e engraver