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Alfred MILLS

England 1776 – 1833

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Natural history of forty-eight quadrupeds with elegant engravings. [Beasts [spine title].] 1815
Collection Title: Mills, Alfred; Harris, John. 'Natural history of forty-eight quadrupeds with elegant engravings, from drawings by Alfred Mills', London: Printed for Darton, Harvey & Darton, Gracechurch Street; and J. Harris, St Paul's Church-yard. 1815.
Page: bound with red leather. Comprises 96 pp with 48 wood-engraving illustr
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Illustrated books, wood-engravings, printed in black ink, each from one block; letterpress, printed in black ink, from movable type Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: inscribed on inside cover upper left to upper right in pen and brown ink, 'M. L Sorell [underlined]'. inscribed on inside cover centre in pen and black ink, 'Lina Sorell, given / by Me above, her / Great Aunt. / 2' - Jany 91. [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 6.7 h x 6.2 w x 1.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.140
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2016.