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Madame D'Arblay Diary, 1778-1840 (volume 1, part 1)


39 Portraits in set

Early Diary of Frances Burney 1768-1778 and Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay 1778-1840, re-bound in 25 folio volumes and extra-illustrated throughout with approximately 2,700 engraved portraits and topographical views. The prints and other items interfiled with the text illustrate the people, events and places described by Burney in her account of society and court life at the end of the 18th century.

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Christopher Pitt, by Michael Vandergucht - NPG D14520

Christopher Pitt

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, circa 1700-1725
NPG D14520

Abraham Cowley, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D14553

Abraham Cowley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
engraving, circa 1709-1755 (circa 1660)
NPG D14553

William Freind, by Thomas Worlidge - NPG D14529

William Freind

by Thomas Worlidge
mezzotint, circa 1725-1750
NPG D14529

John Dryden, by George Vertue, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D14535

John Dryden

by George Vertue, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
engraving, 1730 (1698)
NPG D14535

Samuel Butler, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D14554

Samuel Butler

by Michael Vandergucht, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, published 1739
NPG D14554

Nancy Dawson, by James Watson, published by  John Bowles, after  Charles Spooner - NPG D14527

Nancy Dawson

by James Watson, published by John Bowles, after Charles Spooner
mezzotint, published circa 1740-1780
NPG D14527

Peg Woffington as Phebe, by and after Peter van Bleeck - NPG D14526

Peg Woffington as Phebe

by and after Peter van Bleeck
mezzotint, 1747 (1747)
NPG D14526

William Hogarth, by William Hogarth - NPG D14543

William Hogarth

by William Hogarth
line engraving, 1749 (1745)
NPG D14543

Philippe Néricault Destouches, by Jakob van der Schley - NPG D14544

Philippe Néricault Destouches

by Jakob van der Schley
etching, published 1751
NPG D14544

Laetitia Pilkington (née Van Lewen), by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D14539

Laetitia Pilkington (née Van Lewen)

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, published 1760
NPG D14539

Kitty Fisher, by William Humphrys, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14540

Kitty Fisher

by William Humphrys, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, (1762)
NPG D14540

'Virgin and child', by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  John Boydell, after  Carlo Dolci - NPG D14561

'Virgin and child'

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by John Boydell, after Carlo Dolci
etching, published 1769
NPG D14561

Hugh Kelly, by Unknown artist - NPG D14530

Hugh Kelly

by Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1770-1790
NPG D14530

Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon, by William Walker, published by  George Kearsley - NPG D14558

Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon

by William Walker, published by George Kearsley
line engraving, published 1773-1790
NPG D14558

'Miss S-r and The Hibernian Demosthenes' (Edmund Burke), published by Archibald Hamilton Jr - NPG D14552

'Miss S-r and The Hibernian Demosthenes' (Edmund Burke)

published by Archibald Hamilton Jr
etching, published 1 March 1774
NPG D14552

Suzanne Necker (née Curchod), by J.H. Lips - NPG D14522

Suzanne Necker (née Curchod)

by J.H. Lips
line engraving, circa 1775-1800
NPG D14522

Margaret Caroline Rudd (née Youngson), by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, after  Unknown artist - NPG D14537

Margaret Caroline Rudd (née Youngson)

by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, after Unknown artist
etching, published 15 December 1775
NPG D14537

Margaret Caroline Rudd (née Youngson), by G. Sibelius, published by  William Humphrey, after  Daniel Dodd - NPG D14538

Margaret Caroline Rudd (née Youngson)

by G. Sibelius, published by William Humphrey, after Daniel Dodd
line engraving, published 2 December 1775
NPG D14538

James Dawkins; Robert Wood, by John Hall, published by  James Robson, after  Gavin Hamilton - NPG D14542

James Dawkins; Robert Wood

by John Hall, published by James Robson, after Gavin Hamilton
line engraving, published 12 May 1775 (1758)
NPG D14542

Sir John Denham, by Joseph Collyer the Younger - NPG D14555

Sir John Denham

by Joseph Collyer the Younger
line engraving, published 1779
NPG D14555