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STRUTT, Joseph (1749--1802)
A biographical dictionary; containing an historical account of all the engravers, from the earliest period of the art of engraving to the present time; and a short list of their most esteemed works. With the cyphers, monograms, and particular marks, used by each master, accurately copied from the originals, and properly explained. To which is prefixed, an essay on the rise and progress of the art of engraving, both on copper and on wood. With several curious specimens of the performances of the most ancient artists. By Joseph Strutt. Vol. I. (II.)
London: printed by J. Davis, for Robert Faulder, 1785. (1786).
2 vols ; 26.0 cm. (4°)
I: viii, 29, [1], 368 p., engr. frontis., IX pl. (1 fold., 7 printed in bistre)
II: [4], 17, [1], 458 p., engr. frontis., IX pl. (7 printed in bistre)

ESTC t102847.

Copy Notes Plate IX of volumes I and II transposed.

Binding C19th diced russia, gilt-ruled and blind-tooled borders, gilt and blind-tooled spines direct-lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Bound as volumes VIII and IX of a set of 11 volumes of Strutt's works.

Reference Number 3376


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