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Reynolds, Sir Joshua

Published by Cadell, London (1785)

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Item Description: Cadell, London, 1785. [iv], 32 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Book Condition: Half green morocco. Very fine. First edition. First edition. [iv], 32 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Sir Joshua Reynolds, artist, author, friend of Dr. Samuel Johnson - "Nobody admired Johnson more or understood him better, and to no one was he a truer friend. He was one of the few who could get the better of Johnson in conversation" (DNB) - and the motive force and first president of the Royal Academy, where he gave the annual talk on the occasion of awarding prizes for some fifteen yearsPresentation copy inscribed on the half-title : "From the author" cf. Rothschild 1736-1739. Bookseller Inventory # 219855

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Item Description: 1779. First edition. 4to., (pp.iv,1-38, advert leaf), stab holes where extracted from a nonce collection, sewn into 19th century brown paper wrappers, rebound in later quarter niger morocco over brown rough cloth boards, lettered in gilt, edges trimmed. London, Thomas Cadell, printer to the Royal Academy. A presentation copy, inscribed in ink on the half title page 'Dean of Ferns from the Author', the inscription trimmed at the edge by a binder, losing the 'r' in author and the loop of the 'h'. Richard Marlay, Dean of Ferns, approached Boswell for an introduction to Dr. Johnson, resulting in his membership of theLiterary Club founded by Reynolds and Dr. Johnson, where he would have met Reynolds. Boswell recordstelling Johnson ' I told him one of Mr. Burke's playful sallies upon Dean Marlay ?I don't like the Deanery of Ferns, it sounds so like a BARREN title? The National Portrait Gallery records a portrait engraving of the Dean by Heath. The 19th century wrapper is inscribed in ink 'Sir Joshua Reynolds'. Half title and title page grubby at the lower edge, the half title with a few small tears, spine rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # 217545

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The Discourses of Sir Joshua Reynolds: Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Published by James Carpenter, London (1842)

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Item Description: James Carpenter, London, 1842. 3/4 Morocco. Book Condition: Very Good. Joshua Reynolds (illustrator). 6th Edition. With notes and plates. By John Burnett. The special 6th edition in large 4to format. with fine steel engravings by Reynolds, and a superb large font printing. Original or contemporary 3/4 red gilt morocco with marbled boards and marbled endsheets. Edge wear to binding. some light foxing as usual, plates are clean. 19th century Buffalo Public library bookplate. Size: 4to. Binding. Private Press. Bookseller Inventory # 005603

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ART] REYNOLDS, SIR JOSHUA.

Published by London: Kegan Paul, Trench, 1884 (1884)

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Item Description: London: Kegan Paul, Trench, 1884, 1884. First Edition; deluxe large paper issue; one of 50 numbered copies signed by the apparent publisher of this issue, Charles Whitingham & Co. Bound with the wrappers by the Club Bindery in 3/4 morocco and marbled paper boards; top edge gilt; bookplate; some rubbing; very good. Curiously, and probably incorrectly, the gilt spine lettering reads Ò1883.Ó. Bookseller Inventory # 34118

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Reynolds, Sir Joshua. :

Published by James Carpenter, London (1842)

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Item Description: James Carpenter, London, 1842. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket. We add archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection (4 mil thick for books and ephemera, 1.5 mil thick for dustjackets) , whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 279 pages; THE DISCOURSES OF SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS; ILLUSTRATED BY EXPLANATORY NOTES AND PLATES BY JOHN BURNET. FROM THE LIBRARY OF AND SIGNED BY F. O. C. DARLEY . Engraved title page and 11 engraved plates. Disbound, lacking spine and back cover. Scattered Foxing, contents generally clean. ; 0. Bookseller Inventory # 23692

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