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FALCONET, Etienne-Maurice (1716--1791)
Pieces written by Mons. Falconet, and Mons. Diderot, on sculpture in general, and particularly on the celebrated statue of Peter the Great, now finishing by the former at St. Petersburg. Translated from the French, with several additions, by William Tooke, chaplain to the factory at St. Petersburg; and illustrated by an elegant plate of the statue.
London: printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1777.
72 p., [1] pl. ; 27.2 cm. (4°)

Dated at end: 'St. Petersburg, May, 1769'. ESTC t42287.

Copy Notes Bound (4) in a collection of pamphlets on the arts. Front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil 18/--.

Binding C18th quarter vellum, mottled-paper boards, green spine-label lettered 'Miscellanea Picturæ Et Sculpt. &c.'. Numbered '59' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4114


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