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CAREY, William Paulet (1759--1839)
The national obstacle to the national public style considered. Observations on the probable decline or extinction of British historical painting, from the effects of the church exclusion of paintings. Respectfully addressed to his Majesty, and to ... the members of both Houses of Parliament. Gratuitous.
London: printed by Howlett and Brimmer, 1825.
[4], 151, [1] p. ; 20.5 cm. (8°)

Anonymous. By William Carey (Halkett and Laing). The final page contains errata.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Bound in a collection of pamphlets.
Copy 2: With pencil markings in the margins throughout. Bound in a collection of tracts on the fine arts.

Binding Copy 1: C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label lettered 'Ainger On The Building Act &c &c'., later numbered '26' in a series of pamphlet volumes.
Copy 2: 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 4068


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