A Chronological Series of Engravers from the Invention of the Art to the Beginning of the Present Century. Thomas Martyn.
A Chronological Series of Engravers from the Invention of the Art to the Beginning of the Present Century
A Chronological Series of Engravers from the Invention of the Art to the Beginning of the Present Century
A Chronological Series of Engravers from the Invention of the Art to the Beginning of the Present Century

A Chronological Series of Engravers from the Invention of the Art to the Beginning of the Present Century

Cambridge: Printed by J. Archdeacon for J. Woodyer, and sold by J. Beecroft, London, 1770. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xii,128pp followed by 15pp of index and one page of corrections. With three engraved folding plates of engravers monograms. Contemporary full calf; Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Hinges neatly mended; calf rubbed and worn at corners and spine tips; one plate with a closed marginal tear (no loss) else a very good copy. The author's name, Martyn, is neatly penned at the end of the preface in a contemporary hand;, and with an inscription dated 1823 on a preliminary blank. An 18th century aid to the collector of engravings, with an extensive index. ESTC T13275. Very good. Item #17043

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