Record number 06/2655
Author Brady, John Henry, fl. ca. 1839?
TitleThe Visitor's Guide To Knole, In The County Of Kent, With Catalogues Of The Pictures Contained In The Mansion, And Biographical Notices Of The Principal Persons Whose Portraits Form Part Of The Collection. By John H. Brady, F.R.A.S.
ImprintSevenoaks:: Printed By And For James Payne., 1839.
Physical Descriptionxx, 258, [2] p., frontis., [5] pl., fold. geneal. table: illus.; 225 mm. (Quarto.)
Content Format Note[Frontis., half-t., t.p., dedic.] - Advertisement - Preface - Contents - List Of Engravings - [Text] - List Of Subscribers; [colophon] - Announcement by the Author of this Volume; [publisher's advertisement].
Summary NoteThe work is a guide to the collections at Knole, which include 17th-century furniture, and portraits by Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Reynolds. The house is now owned by the National Trust.
Responsibility NoteThe plates and illustrations are unsigned.

The work is dedicated by James Payne to Mary, Countess-dowager of Plymouth (who in the same year remarried and became countess Amherst of Arracan).
SubjectPaintings, European - History
Collections - Art Galleries - Country houses - Great Britain - Kent - Sevenoaks - Knole - History - 19th century
Catalogues - Guidebooks - Great Britain - 19th century
Publishers' advertisements - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Sackville, family
Binding Note19th-century green cloth-covered boards, upper and lower covers decorated in blind; spine lettered 'Guide To Knole House'.
Contributors Payne, James, fl. 1838 - 1849, printer, publisher
Smith, John Russell, 1810 - 1894, bookseller
Amherst of Arracan, Mary Amherst, countess, 1792 - 1864, dedicatee
Simpkin and Marshall (London). bookseller
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