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(Gould, John)

A dictionary of painters, sculptors, architects, and engravers, containing biographical sketches of the most celebrated artists, from the earliest ages to the present time ; to which is added an appendix, comprising the substance of Walpole’s Anecdotes of Painting in England from Vertue, forming a complete English school.

London, “printed for Gale and Curtis, Paternoster-Row, and sold by all booksellers” 1810.

Reference: 11568
Price: £95 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. lv + (1) + 484pp. Original boards, rebacked with recent paper spine. A fresh, untrimmed copy. Erased ink ownership inscription at head of title leaf.

First edition (subsequent editions followed). A compilation from existing published sources, but obviously found helpful by its readers.