Record number 05/3588
Author Scott, William Bell, 1811 - 1890
TitleMemoir Of David Scott, R.S.A. Containing His Journal In Italy, Notes On Art And Other Papers: With Seven Illustrations. By William B. Scott.
ImprintEdinburgh.: Adam & Charles Black, MDCCCL.
Physical Descriptionvi, 443, [1] p., frontis. (port.), [5] pl. (four are dble. or fold.): [1] vignette; 226 mm. (Octavo.)
Physical Description NoteThe 'Seven Illustrations' called for in the title consist of five unnumbered plates, the frontispiece portrait and the title-page vignette.
Content Format Note[Frontis., t.p.] - Preface - Contents; Illustrations - [Text, with pl.] - Appendix; [colophon].
Summary NoteThe five plates are captioned and show: [1] 'Solitude'; [2] 'Discord, or the Household Gods Destroyed'; [3] 'The Ancient Mariner stops the Marriage Guest'; [4] 'Vasco de Gama encountering the Spirit of the Cape'; [5] 'The Procession of Unknown Powers. One of David Scott's Latest Designs'.
Responsibility NoteThe frontispiece portrait of David Scott is signed as painted by himself. The first plate is signed as drawn by G. Sanders and engraved by R. Scott; the second and fourth as by David Scott and 'WBS'; the third is unsigned, but described in the list of Illustrations as an etching by D. Scott; the fifth is captioned as 'One of David Scott's Latest Designs' and signed 'WBS'. The title-page vignette is signed 'David Scott'.

The printer is named in the colophon: 'Edinburgh: Printed By Robert Clark.'

The rear paste-down carries the binder's ticket, 'Bound By John Gray - Edinburgh'.
SubjectArtists - Painters - Poets - Great Britain - Edinburgh - History - 19th century
Memoirs - Biography - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Scott, David, 1806 - 1849
Binding Note19th-century green cloth, upper and lower covers and spine decorated in blind; rebacked in 1989 by A. Wessely, retaining earlier spine-piece lettered 'Memoir Of David Scott'.
Contributors Scott, David, 1806 - 1849, source artist, etcher
Scott, William Bell, 1811 - 1890, engraver
Scott, Robert, 1777 - 1841, engraver
Sanders, George, 1774 - 1846, draughtsman
Black, Adam, 1784 - 1874, publisher
Clark, Robert, fl. ca. 1844-1876?, printer
Wessely, Anthony, fl. 1987 - ?, binder
Gray, John, fl. 1816 - 60, binder
A & C Black. publisher
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