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. Very good. Item #17043

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.

Price: $200.00

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