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MARTYN, Thomas (1735--1825)
The English connoisseur: containing an account of whatever is curious in painting, sculpture, &c. in the palaces and seats of the nobility and principal gentry of England, both in town and country. ...
London: printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers. Printers to the Royal Society, 1766.
2 vols ; 15.4 cm. (8º)
I: [2], ix, [1],192 p.
II: [4], 208 p.

Anonymous. By Thomas Martyn (see Halkett and Laing, II). Volume II, p. 90--96, is a section on 'Sir Gregory Page, Bart.' (d. 1775), whose arms are inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the Cantonese padouk-wood chairs in Soane's Library at No. 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, apparently acquired by Soane from Page's nephew and heir Sir G. Page Turner in 1787. Publisher's advertisements on verso of vol. II contents page. ESTC t138283.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-ruled spines, no spine-labels.

Reference Number 2738


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