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Author: MINIATURE BOOK IN SLIP-CASE / MILLS, ALFRED 1776-1833 .
Title: A Short History of the Bible and New Testament, with 48 neat engravings, designed by A. Mills.
Description: London : Darton, Harvey, & Darton, Gracechurch-Street; And J. Harris, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1810 . 0. A very good 19th century miniature book in the original binding, and now preserved in a slip-case. 45 full page engravings (lacks frontis and 2 other plates). Carefully rebound preserving most of the original maroon patternd covers. Now in a purpose-made slip-case (2.75" x 2.5" x 1.0") in matching maroon cloth. 2.5" x 2.25" x 0.75" (6.5cm x 6.0cm x 1.5cm). pp.96. Pages foxed and soiled. Referenced by: Bondy, Miniature Books page 63; Moon, John Harris, No.549(5). ** "Alfred Mills; printmaker; painter/draughtsman; 1776 - 1833. Etcher, wood engraver and draughtsman. Early work from 1806 as caricaturist for Bowles & Carver. Designer of illustrations to small books of juvenile instruction, working for publishers including Darton and J. Harris; exhibited three figure studies at the RA in 1807." - SeeR. K. Engen, 'Dictionary of Victorian Wood Engravers', 1985.
Keywords: 45235 a Short History of the Bible and New Testament, A. Mills. Miniature: : 19th Century
Price: GBP 120.00 = appr. US$ 171.36 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 43875
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