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REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua, P.R.A. (1723--1792)
[Discourses. 8th discourse. 1779]
A discourse, delivered to the students of the Royal Academy, on the distribution of the prizes, December 10, 1778. by the president.
London: printed by Thomas Cadell, printer to the Royal Academy, 1779.
[4], 38, [2] p. ; 26.3 cm. (4º)

Hilles 13 (this copy not recorded). The eighth discourse. With a half-title giving the price as 'Three Shillings' and a final leaf advertising 'Books printed for T. Cadell ...'. ESTC t31956.

Copy Notes Half-title inscribed Mr Sandby / from the Author. Bound (1) in a volume bound to match earlier volume of preceding discourses, 1769 to 1776 (starting with the second discourse, q.v.), with the ninth through fifteenth of Reynolds's discourses and Benjamin West, A discourse, delivered to the students ... December 10, 1792, 1793 (q.v.).

Binding C19th sprinkled calf (to match earlier 18th-century binding of preceding discourses), gilt-ruled spine, black morocco spine-label matching new label applied to earlier volume.

Reference Number 3147


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