Anecdotes of Painting In England; With Some Account Of The Principal Artists And Incidental Notes On Other Arts; (5 Volumes). Collected By The Late Mr. George Vertue; Digested And Published From His Original MSS. By The Honorable Horace Walpole; With Considerable Additions by The Rev. James Dallaway.

London: Printed At The Shakespeare Press By W. Nicol For John Major Fleet-Street And Robert Jennings Poultry. 1828. Full Leather. As. xxii, 367; 414, [5] Index of Artists; 312, [7]; xxv, 326, [5]; viii 382pp. 4to. Full leather binding with bold embossed border on front and rear boards of each volume with inset border of blind embossed Greek keys. Four raised bands at spine, two burgundy patch titles on each volume with titles embossed in gold. Light chipping and wear to each volume hinges still tight, leather has not split at hinges as is common with an edition of this age bound in leather. Bookplate of previous owner, Charles Brune Henville, affixed to front pastedown of each volume. Light foxing to preliminary pages of each volume. Clean within. Very Good.
Comprehensive survey, for the time, of English artists with accompanying reproductions of their paintings.
[Book #24455]

Price: $150.00

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