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Anecdotes of Painting in England - WALPOLE Horace - 1826. 
1826 - WALPOLE, Horace. Anecdotes of Painting in England; with the Account of the Principal Artists; and Incidental Notes on Other Arts; Collected by the Late Mr. George Vertue". with Considerable Additions by the Rev. James Dallaway. London: Shakespeare Press for John Major, 1826-28. Five volumes. Royal octavo, full contemporary straight-grained morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original ribbon ties. $1800.A magnificent set, printed at the Shakespeare Press and beautifully bound, illustrated with splendid steel-engraved plates."A work of lasting reputation, which has retained its vitality for more than a century". its value to art students and to admirers of biographical literature demanded its frequent reproduction, and it was re-edited with additions by the Rev. James Dallaway in five volumes" (Britannica, 289). A very fine copy, beautifully bound, of this classic art reference. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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