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Lot 146: Pilkington, M. A Dictionary of Painters, From the Revival of the Art to the Present Time. A New Edition, with Considerable Alterations, Additions, an Appendix, and an Index by Henry Fuseli, R. A. 3 volumes, 4to., 1805.

To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013

Catalogue Description

Pilkington, M. A Dictionary of Painters, From the Revival of the Art to the Present Time. A New Edition, with Considerable Alterations, Additions, an Appendix, and an Index by Henry Fuseli, R. A. 3 volumes, 4to., 1805.

* Originally printed in a single quarto volume, this copy has been expanded into three volumes by the addition upwards of 300 portraits, etchings and engravings, a few with colour. Bookplates of Alex P. Hogarth pasted to the inside cover of all three volumes.

Condition Report

Half red straight grained morocco bindings, rubbed, the spines slightly pulled at their heads.

Value

Price Achieved: £260.00

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Sale Details

This lot was presented at at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on the 10th Jul 2013

Further Information about the sale:

This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.

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