Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the Principal Artists . . . Collected by the Late George Vertue, Digested and Published from His Original Mss. By Horace Walpole . . . A New Edition, Revised, with Additional Notes. By Ralph N. Wornum. HORACE WALPOLE.

Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the Principal Artists . . . Collected by the Late George Vertue, Digested and Published from His Original Mss. By Horace Walpole . . . A New Edition, Revised, with Additional Notes. By Ralph N. Wornum.

Publisher: London: Henry G. Bohn, 1849.
Edition: First edition as edited by Wornum, based on an earlier edition edited by James Dallaway and hence this is sometimes referred to as the Dallaway and Wornum edition. This edition was reprinted several times.
Bibliographical References: Hazen, Strawberry Hill, page 66; NCBEL II, 1589.
Condition: Edges a little worn; very good copy.
Book ID: 25814

Description

3 vols, large 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering. Three frontis portraits, 77 plates and 87 woodcuts in the text.

Comments

¶ Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812-1877) was a distinguished art critic and historian. See the DNB.

Price: $200.00

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