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Specimens of the ancient sculpture and painting now remaining in England, from the earliest period to the reign of Henry VIII / . designed to shew the rise and progress of sculpture and painting in England. .to explain obscure and doubtful parts of history, and to preserve the portraits of great and eminent personages. Exhibited in one hundred and twenety plates drawn and etched by John Carter . With critical and historical illustrations by Francis Douce

Carter, John (1748-1817)

Published by London : Bohn, 1838
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The plates collated and all present. Finely bound in contemporary aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; A new and improved ed., arranged in topographical order, and illustrated with copius notes, by Dawson Turner . Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick . Physical desc.: [6], 148, [6] p., [4], CXV leaves of plates (one double-leaf, one folded) : ill. (some col.) ; LARGE FOLIO. Notes: Engr. plates (some hand-colored). Includes bibliographical notes. Referenced by: Nash, Paul W., Savage, Nicholas, et al., Early printed books 1478-1840: catalogue of the British Architectural Library Early Imprints Collection (London: Bowker-Saur/Saur, 1994-2003), 572. Notes: "G. Norman, printer ." - foot of p. [154].In addition to the antiquaries named on the title-page, footnotes were supplied by J. G. Nichols, Henry G. Bohn, Thomas Willement and Albert Way.Includes reprints of the two etched title-pages and their associated frontispieces (dated 1780 and 1787 and bearing the author's imprint) from the original edition, which was published in parts, 1781-1794. These constitute the four unnumbered plates. Includes index (compiled by John Britton). Subject: Art - England. Sculpture, English. Painting, English. Sculpture, Medieval. Glass painting and staining. Church decoration and ornament. England - Antiquities. 148 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 181736

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Title: Specimens of the ancient sculpture and ...

Publisher: London : Bohn

Publication Date: 1838

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Second Edition.

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