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Anonymous. Pamphlet.:
A LETTER ON THE NATURE AND STATE OF CURIOSITY AS AT PRESENT WITH US. Together with the Reasons and Causes of our not having it in higher Esteem, and of its being in general so little regarded.
London, Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, MDCCXXXVI (1736).First treating of LUXURY and the use of RICHES; And then of the Knowledge and use of Matters of CURIOSITY in particular: AS, Drawing, Painting, Prints Statues, Busto's and Brass Figures, Engravings, Precious Vases and Medals. Pamphlet 1736. 8vo, approxmately 200 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, 66 pages, head - and tailpiece and historiated initial, marbled wrappers, not as issued. Title page dusty, small neat repair to inner edge at top of title page, slight creasing to lower edge of pages, occasional pale age - browning to margins, otherwise a very good copy. ESTC T4055. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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