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The Oriental annual, or, Scenes in India / comprising ... engravings from the original drawings by William Daniell, R.A. and a descriptive account by the Rev. Hobart Caunter, B.D

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Daniell, William 1769-1837  Search this
Caunter, Hobart 1794-1851  Search this
Bacon, Thomas 1813-1892  Search this
Finden, W (William) 1787-1852  Search this
Finden, Edward Francis 1791-1857  Search this
Taylor, Meadows 1808-1876  Search this
Cochran, John  Search this
Brandard, Robert 1805-1862  Search this
Redaway, James C. active 1818-1857  Search this
Stephenson, James 1808-1886  Search this
Cousen, John 1804-1880  Search this
Cooke, William John 1797-1865  Search this
Garner, T (Thomas) 1789-1868  Search this
Armytage, James Charles approximately 1820-1897  Search this
Bourne, J. active 1836  Search this
Allen, James Baylis 1803-1876  Search this
Higham, Thomas 1796-1844  Search this
Daniell, William 1769-1837  Search this
Former owner:
Warden, E. R. DSI  Search this
United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing DSI  Search this
Physical description:
7 volumes, [148] leaves of plates illustrations 21 cm
Pictorial works
Title varies: 1834-1836, The Oriental annual, or Scenes in India.
1837, The Oriental annual. Lives of the Moghul emperors by the Rev. Hobart Caunter ... With ... engravings from drawings by William Daniell.
1838, The Oriental annual, or, Scenes in India.
1839-1840, The Oriental annual; containing a series of tales, legends, & historical romances by Thomas Bacon ... with engravings by W. and E. Finden from sketches by the author and Captain Meadows Taylor (subtitle varies slightly).
Publisher's statement varies. Vol. 2: Bull and Churton, v. 3: Edward Churton, v. 4-5: Published for the proprietor, by Charles Tilt, v. 6-7: Charles Tilt.
"London: Printed by Samuel Bentley"--Verso of t.p. or colophon, v. 1-5. Vol. 6 colophon: Clarke, printers ... London. Vol. 7 colophon: London: Bradbury and Evans, Printers.
No more published.
Publisher's advertisements: last leaf of v. 1 and 4 leaves at end of v. 4.
Steel-engraved plates, with guard tissues.
Also available online.
SCNHRB copy (39088016467508, 39088016467540, 39088016467581, 39088016467623, 39088016467664, 39088016467706, 39088016467748) has bookplate: Treasury Department, Bureau of Engravng and Printing. Label: Case 9, shelf C. Stamped on front free endpaper: Return to Library, Engraving Division.
SCNHRB copy vol. 4, 5 & 7 has leather booklabel of E.R. Warden.
SCNHRB copy in original olive-green publisher's leather binding, gilt vignettes on front cover and spine, gilt edges, clasps (except for v. 7), yellow endpapers. Bookseller's label (v. 1): J. Rimell, London; Elkins (v. 5).
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Call number:
DS408 .O75 1834
Data Source:
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