The historic gallery of portraits and paintings; or, biographical review: containing a brief account of the lives of the most celebrated men, in every age and country; and graphic imitations of the finest specimens of the arts; ancient and modern. With remarks, critical and explanatory.
London. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807.
8vo. In seven volumes. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated with over 300 engraved plates. Without one entry and accompanying plate to Vol. V; 'Raphael - The Cartoons'. Handsomely bound by Lubbock of Newcastle in contemporary diced calf, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed, slightest of surface loss boards, some light marking. Small marginal paper repair to one leaf of Vol. V, occasional light foxing and offsetting.
A handsomely bound, exhaustive collection, of lives of eminent historical persons and artworks; originally issued in parts between 1807 and 1819.£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref: 13596