A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland : with lists of their works / by the late Horatio Walpole ; enlarged and continued to the present time by Thomas Park.
- Other records:
- London : Printed for John Scott, 1806.
5 v. : ill., ports., facsim. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
- English literature -- Bibliography.
Great Britain -- Bio-bibliography.
Great Britain -- Nobility.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- Vol. 1. Royal authors of England ; Noble authors of England
v. 2-4. Noble authors of England
v. 5. Royal authors of Scotland ; Noble authors of Scotland ; Noble authors of Ireland.
- "S. Gosnell, Printer, Little Queen Street"--Half-t.p. verso.
"Addenda & Corrigenda" in v. 5, p. 341-396.
- Local notes:
- Davis Byron copy given to the Penn Libraries in 1966 by Meyer and Hilda Emery Davis in memory of their son, Meyer Davis, Jr.
Penn Libraries Davis Byron copy bound in full green leather; covers stamped in gold and blind with the armorial bearings of Thomas Wildman stamped in blind above the words "Newstead Abbey"; eight raised bands on spine; spine panels stamped in gold and blind; red morocco label on spine with title stamped in gold; gold-stamped cover edges and turn-ins; yellow watered silk linings; all edges gilt; red silk marker.
Penn Libraries Davis Byron copy: v. 1 has portraits of Queen Mary and Queen Mary II bound in each other's place with the error noted in ms. in pencil in the margin of p. [xxxi]; the plate "Earl Rivers presenting his book" is bound before p. 216 of v. 1 with the error noted in ms. in pencil in the margin of p. [ix] of v. 2; v. 2 has the plate "Portraits and signature of Elizabeth" bound out of order after p. 76 with the error noted in ms. in pencil in the margin of p. [ix].
- Penn Provenance:
- Davis, Meyer (donor) (Davis Byron copy)
Davis, Hilda Emery (donor) (Davis Byron copy)
Davis, Meyer, Jr. (honoree) (Davis Byron copy)
Wildman, Thomas (armorial bearings) (Davis Byron copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Park, Thomas, 1759-1834.
Gosnell, Samuel, printer.
Byron Collection in Memory of Meyer Davis, Jr. (University of Pennsylvania)
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