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A description of the works of the ingenious delineator and engraver Wenceslaus Hollar

disposed into classes of different sorts; with some account of his life

2d ed., with additions.
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This edition published in by Printed for William Bathoe ... in London.

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151 pages

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A description of the works of the ingenious delineator and engraver Wenceslaus Hollar

disposed into classes of different sorts; with some account of his life

2d ed., with additions.

This edition published in by Printed for William Bathoe ... in London.


Edition Notes

First published by Vertue, London, 1745.

Signatures: ab²A-Z²Aa-Qq².

Engraved vignette port. of Hollar on t.p., an engraved leaf with a view of London and "A table of Hollar's works divided into classes ...", an engraved headpiece at the first section, and a proposed monumental stone engraved by Vertue (?) on the final page. Tail pieces.

"Mr. Wenceslaus Hollar's ground for etching in copper or brass; with his directions how to use it", p. 133-136; "The life of Wenceslaus Hollar, engraver", p. [137]-151.

Includes bibliographical references.

Library's copy 2 interleaved and many catalogue items annotated; manuscript note on flyleaf hypothesizes interleaving by "J. Chas. Smith 1836" and the notes by "J. Strange" on the basis of sales reports.

Library's copy 3 with: A catalogue of the curious collection of pictures of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. London, W. Bathoe, 1758. (86-B23772-1). This copy includes a full leaf port. of Hollars painted and engraved by Joannes Meyssens.

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151, [1] p., 1 leaf :
Number of pages
151

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OL25495175M
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