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SOCIETY FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF MEDAL ENGRAVING IN GREAT BRITAIN
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Society for the Encouragement of Medal Engraving in Great Britain. ... The art of medal engraving has received the warmest encouragement from every nation, except the English, alive to future glory or at all distinguished for the cultivation of the fine arts. ...
[London]: [1831].
3, [1] p. ; 25.4 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, final verso blank. Drop-head title. 'Communications may be addressed to J.S. Hon. Sec. pro tem. at the bar of the Freemasons' Tavern', and dated at end 'July, 1831'. Proposals for a society to encourage the art of medal engraving, citing among other examples 'that splendid series - the Napoleon medals' (q.v.) evincing 'the value and importance attached to medallic representation. ... And have the deeds of the British been less worthy of commemoration than those of the French?'.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6093


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