UOYAL GEMS from the GALLERIES or EUROPE,
ENGRAVED AFTER PICTURES OF THE GREAT MASTERS.'
With Notices, Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive. By S. C. Hall, F.S.A.
Containing Ninety highly-finished Plates, engraved in the first style of art, by
W. Greatbach, C. Rolls, L. Stocks, Cousen, and others. Size of the Engravings,
6i inches by 9£ inches. Complete in Two handsome Vols, price 62. cloth gilt.
" They (the plates) are very well engraved, transmitting the beauty of the painting to the
engraved resemblance, and conveying a good idea of the brilliancy and clearness of the painters.
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" The beauty of the pictures, and the lowness of the price, call forth equally our commendation
and wonder. Mr. Hall's portion of the undertaking, also, is performed judiciously and taste-
THE GEMS OF BEAUTY;
Displayed in a Series of Forty-two highly-finished Steel Engravings of various
subjects, from Designs by E. T. Paris, G. Cattermole, R. Herbert, and E. Cor-
bould, Esqrs. Engraved under the superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath ; with
Illustrations in Verse, by the Countess of Blessington. In folio, cloth gilt, 21. 2s.
" Every design consists of an interesting female group." Nothing can surpass the exquisite finish
of the plates."—Literary Gazette.
" One of the most splendid works of the kind ever produced in this or any other country."—
" Undoubtedly the most exquisite book of the season."—-Metropolitan Conservative Journal.
THE DRAWING-ROOM TABLE BOOK.
Edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall.
This Volume comprises Original Tales by the Editor, and Poetry by popular living
Authors. It is Embellished with Twenty-four splendid Engravings by Einden,
llyall, Eolls, and others, from Paintings by Warren, Landseer, Leslie, Daniell,
&c. The Work is beautifully printed in imperial 8vo, enriched with ornamental
devices, and elegantly bound and gilt, price 16s.
RYALL'S PORTRAITS OF
EMINENT CONSERVATIVES AND STATESMEN.
Dedicated, by Permission, to the Carlton Club.
This magnificent work forms Two splendid Volumes, folio, in superb morocco bindings,
comprising Seventy-two highly-finished Engravings, by first-rate Artists, after Portraits by
Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A., Sir G. Hayter, R.A., H. W. Pickersgill, R.A., A. P. Cbalon, R.A.,
T. Phillips, R. A., H. P. Briggs, R.A., and other eminent Painters. Average size oi the Engravings,
9^ inches by7g inches.
The Portraits are accompanied by Biographical Memoirs, which have been written expressly for
this work, by members of the Senate, the Bar, and authors of high reputation.
Two Vols, morocco, elegant, gilt leaves, U.; Ditto, large paper, India proofs, gilt leaves, 122.
THE CASTLES AND ABBEYS OF ENGLAND,
A superbly Illustrated Historical Work by "W". Beattie, M.D. Member of the
Institute of France, and Author of " Switzerland Illustrated," &c. &c. In One
Vol. imperial 8vo. price 1/. hs.
This work presents Engravings of whatever is most interesting or least known in the Scenery,
Style, or Decoration of eacli subject, and is embellished with Vignette specimens of the Abbeys,
Cathedrals, Chapels, Tombs, Altars, Halls, Courts, Galleries, Armouries, Portraits and Medallions,
Sculptures, Arches, Gateways, Antique Furniture and Inscriptions, Statues and fragments of Art,
Festive, Military, and Rural Scenes, Battle-fields, Banquet Halls, National Sports and Athletic
Games, and whatever illustrates most forcibly the minds, habits, and pursuits of our baronial
ancestors; the whole so distributed throughout the work, that the Engravings and the Literary
matter mutually illustrate each other, and bring the Edifices and their inhabitants once more
before the eyes of the reader.
London: AKTHUR HALL k CO. 25, Paternoster Roiv.