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BOWLES, Carington (1724--1793)
Bowles's Art of painting in water-colours: exemplified in landscapes, flowers, &c. together with instructions for painting on glass and in crayons: explained in a full and familiar manner. With particular directions for preparing the colours, agreeable to the practice of the most eminent masters. By the author of Bowles's Artist's assistant. The ninth edition, corrected and greatly improved with additions.
London: printed for and sold by the proprietor Carington Bowles, 1787.
80 p. ; 18.0 cm. (8°)

First edition published in 1773. 'Author of Bowles's Artist's Assistant' = Carington Bowles, the printseller and publisher of comic prints. Pages 74--80 contain 'A List Of New Drawing-Books, &c. ... Printed for and sold by the proprietor Carington Bowles, ...'. Horizontal chain lines. ESTC t224259.

Copy Notes Bound in a collection of tracts on the fine arts.

Binding C19th quarter maroon binder's cloth, grey paper boards, green leather spine-label lettered in gilt 'Tracts / Fine Arts', numbered '37' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4306


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