An Inquiry into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, upon Copper and in Wood, with an Account... An Inquiry into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, upon Copper and in Wood, with an Account... An Inquiry into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, upon Copper and in Wood, with an Account... An Inquiry into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, upon Copper and in Wood, with an Account...

An Inquiry into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, upon Copper and in Wood, with an Account of Engravers and Their Works, from the Invention of Chalcography by Maso Finiguerra, to the Time of Marc' Antonio Raimondi

Ottley, William Young

Published by John and Arthur Arch, London, 1816
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Small quarto. Two volumes. xxii, 478, 478*pp. + (9)ff. plates; (479)-836pp. + (13)ff. plates. A valuable reference on the history of engraving in Europe, illustrated with numerous examples throughout the text and on inserted plates. Handsomely bound in full red straight-grain morocco, decorated with blind and gilt tooling. Gilt-titled to spine and with brown bookmark ribbons. Light scuffing to covers, and darkening and wear to spines. Text showing some foxing and the occasional small dampstain. Bookplate to inside front covers. A near fine set. A.e.g. Bookseller Inventory # 26846

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Title: An Inquiry into the Origin and Early History...

Publisher: John and Arthur Arch, London

Publication Date: 1816

Binding: Hardcover

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