British Mezzotinto Portraits; being a Descriptive Catalogue of these Engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present Century. Arranged accoring to the Engravers; the Inscriptions given at Full Length; and the Variations ofState precisely set forth; Accompanied by Biographical notes, And Appendix of a Selection of the Prices produced at Public Sales by some of the Specimens, down to the present time. (i) Part the First. Engravers: Adams to Faber. (ii) Part the Second. Engravers: Faithorne to Miller. (iii) Part the Third. Engravers: Moore to Vispre. (iv) Part the Fourth. Division I. Walker to Young. (v) Part the Fourth. Divison II. Additions, Corrections, Indexes.
London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 36 Piccadilly; And J. Noseda, 199 Strand. (i) 1878. (ii) 1879. (iii) 1880. (iv) 1882. (v) 1883.
Book [five vols]: 4to (259 x 178mm). Original cloth binding with title label on spine. (i) Spine title upside-down. (i - v) Some slight wearing, time staining and rubbing to the binding. Some sporadic spotting. (iv) Hole in the spine.
The Catalogue Raisonné of pre 1800 British Mezzotint Portraits, arranged in alphabetical order by artist.
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