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Lithographic caricature of Panizzi by 'Ape' ['Men of the Day. No 77'], with letterpress.

Ape' [Carlo Pellegrini (1838-89)], Victorian caricaturist; Sir Anthony Panizzi (1797-1879), Chief Librarian at the British Museum

Editorial: London: published in 'Vanity Fair' 17 January, 1874
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Paper dimensions roughly fifteen inches by ten and a half wide; print dimensions twelve inches by seven and a quarter wide. Good clear image with border a little dusty and aged. Full-length image of a dour Panizzi standing at a desk holding a book. Page of letterpress on separate leaf of same dimensions, containing spirited account ['he sought refuge in Switzerland, but he was expelled discreditably from that country, [.] Keeper of the Printed Books [.] the man in all Europe most competent to fill it. His extraordinary knowledge of all the literature and most of the languages of the Earth [.] so amiable a man that he has worked the Library up to its present position without making an enemy, [!] [.] known to the officials with whom he has had to do as Pan the deity of the British Museum. [.]'. N° de ref. de la librería 5014

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Título: Lithographic caricature of Panizzi by 'Ape' ...

Editorial: London: published in 'Vanity Fair' 17 January

Año de publicación: 1874

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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