Item #44152 Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII...With Biographical and Historical Memoirs by Edmund Lodge. Published by John Chamberlaine, F.S.A., Keeper of the King's Drawing and Medals. Hans Holbein, Edmund Lodge.
Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII...With Biographical and Historical Memoirs by Edmund Lodge. Published by John Chamberlaine, F.S.A., Keeper of the King's Drawing and Medals

Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII...With Biographical and Historical Memoirs by Edmund Lodge. Published by John Chamberlaine, F.S.A., Keeper of the King's Drawing and Medals.

London: William Bulmer and Co., Shakespeare Printing-Office, 1828.

Second edition. With 84 hand-colored stipple engravings after drawings by Hans Holbein in the Royal collections with tissue guards. Printed on pink or white paper. Unpaginated. 1 vols. Folio (14 x 10 inches). Contemporary 3/4 red morocco, panelled spine elaborately gilt with brown morocco lettering-piece, a.e.g., original spine neatly laid down Item #44152

A handsome collection of portraits, many printed on toned paper, with letterpress commentaries on the subjects' lives. In addition to the 80 portraits called for in the printed "List of Plates", there should also be 4 plates which that list omits: the portrait of Holbein himself, that of his wife, and the portraits of Henry and Charles, sons of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk.

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