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LINTON, William (1791--1876)
[Sketches in Italy. Advertisement]
Under the immediate patronage of the King's Most Eminent Majesty. Sketches in Italy. In July next will be published, the ninth number of a work comprising a series of views in Italy. Drawn on stone by W. Linton, as fac-similes of his sketches made during his tour in the years 1828 and 1829. ... The work will be complete in twelve numbers; each number containing eight drawings, 10 inches by 14 inches, together with the references. To be published every two months. The whole printed on the best imperial drawing paper, folio. The price of each number, plain, is one guinea; India proofs, one guinea and a half. ...
[London]: June 1832.
[4] p. ; 20.2 cm. (8°)

Includes 'Subscribers. (Private List.)', 'Prospectus' and 'Notices Of No. I.' through 'Nos. VII. and VIII.'

Copy Notes Tipped in on the front paste-down of Linton's Sketches in Italy, vol. I (q.v.). Inscribed in ink on final page The Remaining Notices are upon the/ inside of Cover of Mrs Hofland's Poetry, i.e. Barbara Hofland's Poetical illustrations ..., 1832 (q.v.). Probably enclosed by Linton in an ALs dated 29 March 1833, accompanying a copy of the Poetical illustrations as an inducement to subscribe to the pictorial work. (Priv. Corr. I.L.13).

Binding C19th red moiré cloth, black morocco spine-label, gilt-lettered.

Reference Number 4182


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