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A Treatise of Painting
London: Printed for J. Taylor, 1802. London: Printed for J. Taylor,, 1802. Faithfully translated from the original Italian, and now first digested under proper heads, by John Francis Rigaud. Octavo. Contemporary full vellum, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, 22 engraved plates of which one is folding. Vellum slightly rubbed, front board gently bowed, small chip to morocco label, light foxing and occasional spotting throughout. Otherwise an excellent copy. A beautifully bound copy of this foundational practical treatise on Renaissance art, first published at Paris in 1651. This is the second English-language edition; the first edition in English appeared in 1721.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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