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Beckford, William

Biographical memoirs of extraordinary painters (1780) … with a new introduction by Philip Ward.

Cambridge, The Oleander Press 1977.

Reference: 13334
Price: £12 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. (14) + (4) + 158 + (4)pp, incl two portrait photo plates. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.

A facsimile reprint of the first edition, 1780, useful as such. Philip Ward provides a brief historical introduction, but, curiously, makes no reference in it to Gemmett’s 1969 edition of Biographical Memoirs (see that item). Millington p.330.