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Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the Principal Artists; and Incidental Note on Other Arts; Collected by the Late Mr. George Vertue; by  Horace Walpole - Hardcover - 1828. - from Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 8595)

Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the Principal Artists; and Incidental Note on Other Arts; Collected by the Late Mr. George Vertue;

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Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the Principal Artists; and Incidental Note on Other Arts; Collected by the Late Mr. George Vertue;

by Walpole, Horace

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  • hardcover
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London. The Shakespeare Press, by W. Nichol, for John Major, Fleet-Street. 1828. Lavishly bound in full scarlet tri-gilt ruled straight grain morocco. Gilt-ruled spine compartments with ornate gilt-tooled fleural motifs. Gilt-ruled raised bands. Gilt titles. Exceptionally ornate gilt-tooled Inner Dentelles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. 4to. 6.5" x 10.0". Illustrated throughout with full page Copper Plate Engravings. The most authoritative work on early English painting, here presented in a most breathtaking binding. Very Fine flawless set.

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Bookseller
Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
8595
Title
Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the Principal Artists; and Incidental Note on Other Arts; Collected by the Late Mr. George Vertue;
Author
Walpole, Horace
Format/binding
Lavishly bound in full scarlet tri-gilt ruled straight grain morocco. Gilt-ruled spine compartments with ornate gilt-tooled fleu
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Shakespeare Press, by W. Nichol, for John Major, Fleet-Street.
Place of Publication
London.
Date published
1828.
Pages
5 volumes, complete as issued.

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Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

The Heldfond Book Gallery is an elected member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and conforms to all ethical codes and standards of those organizations.Books found to be materially mis-described may be returned within seven days of receipt and all monies will be promptly refunded, if returned to us in the same condition as sent.

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About Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

Located just accross the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, California - the Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. is one of the oldest and most esteemed Rare Bookstores on the West Coast. Specializations include: Illustrated Books in all disciplines, Fine Bindings and Sets, Important Literary First Editions,Fine Arts, Collectable Children's Illustrated Books, Illuminated Manuscripts and Incunabula,Rare Aviation and Maritime as well as a consistently superb inventory of General Antiquarian Materials.

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morocco
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