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The Resource Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts, collected by the late Mr. George Vertue ; and now digested and published from his original mss. by Mr. Horace Walpole

Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts, collected by the late Mr. George Vertue ; and now digested and published from his original mss. by Mr. Horace Walpole

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Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts
Title
Anecdotes of painting in England
Title remainder
with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts
Statement of responsibility
collected by the late Mr. George Vertue ; and now digested and published from his original mss. by Mr. Horace Walpole
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Contributor
Bookseller
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
HUV
Citation location within source
T63192
Citation source
English short title catalogue
Index
index present
LC call number
ND461
LC item number
.W2 1786
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts, collected by the late Mr. George Vertue ; and now digested and published from his original mss. by Mr. Horace Walpole
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Vol. 4 bears the edition statement: The third edition with additions. Volume the fourth and last, 1786;" see English short title catalogue
  • Title-page of volume 4 has additional title information: "Anecdotes of painting in England ... by Mr. Horace Walpole. To which is added, The history of the modern taste in gardening."
  • The added work mentioned on title-page of volume 4 (pages [247]-316) has caption title: "On modern gardening"
  • The unnumbered pages at the end of each volume include appendix and/or addenda and always an index
  • A continuation was also issued in 1786 with title: A catalogue of engravers who have been born or resided in England. See English short title catalogue
Dimensions
19 cm (8vo)
Edition
The fourth edition, with additions.
Extent
4 volumes
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in red morocco; gilt double-ruled borders; gold-stamped spine title "Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting;" pink, yellow, gray, and black marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Each volume has double fore-edge paintings of early California scenes: v. 1, Cape Orford & The presidio of Monterey; v. 2, A mountain near the river of Monterey & View of Monterey from the sea; v. 3, View of Santa Barbara & Point San Pedro (near San Francisco); v. 4, The mission of San Carlos near Monterey & View of Alcatraz Island.
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  • (OCoLC)43740998
  • ucoclc43740998
Label
Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts, collected by the late Mr. George Vertue ; and now digested and published from his original mss. by Mr. Horace Walpole
Publication
Note
  • "Vol. 4 bears the edition statement: The third edition with additions. Volume the fourth and last, 1786;" see English short title catalogue
  • Title-page of volume 4 has additional title information: "Anecdotes of painting in England ... by Mr. Horace Walpole. To which is added, The history of the modern taste in gardening."
  • The added work mentioned on title-page of volume 4 (pages [247]-316) has caption title: "On modern gardening"
  • The unnumbered pages at the end of each volume include appendix and/or addenda and always an index
  • A continuation was also issued in 1786 with title: A catalogue of engravers who have been born or resided in England. See English short title catalogue
Dimensions
19 cm (8vo)
Edition
The fourth edition, with additions.
Extent
4 volumes
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in red morocco; gilt double-ruled borders; gold-stamped spine title "Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting;" pink, yellow, gray, and black marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Each volume has double fore-edge paintings of early California scenes: v. 1, Cape Orford & The presidio of Monterey; v. 2, A mountain near the river of Monterey & View of Monterey from the sea; v. 3, View of Santa Barbara & Point San Pedro (near San Francisco); v. 4, The mission of San Carlos near Monterey & View of Alcatraz Island.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43740998
  • ucoclc43740998

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