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C A Du Fresnoy; Dryden
1695 De Arte Graphica The Art of Painting Du Fresnoy Dryden First Edition
J Hepinstall; W Rogers, 1695. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! De Arte Graphica The Art of Painting C A Du Fresnoy; Dryden 1695 J Hepinstall; W Rogers : London 8" by 6" [2], i-lxiv, [1], 2-355, [1]pp SUMMARY A bright, first English edition of Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy's narrative poem, which provides his observations on the art of painting. First Edition,Leather Binding,Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 1 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION The first English edition of this work, which was originally published in Latin. 'De Art Graphica' was written during du Fresnoy's Italian sojourn and is regarded as a critical treatise on the practice of the art, with general advice to students. This is a prose translation of the poem, by John Dryden. ESTC reference no: In addition to Fresnoy's original work, Dryden has included an original preface analysing the parallel between paintin and poetry and a short account of the most eminent painters, both ancient and modern. The biographical account has a separate date title page with the imprint 'printed for W.Rogers...' on page 227. The register is continuous. Rebound, in a very smart full calf binding. A bright, and scarce first edition of this important art treatise. CONDITION In a full calf binding. Externally, very smart with a few light marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. The original front blank is chipped to … [Click Below for Full Description]
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