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HAYTER, Charles (1761--1835)
An introduction to perspective, adapted to the capacities of youth, in a series of pleasing and familiar dialogues between the author's children; ... To which is added, a compendium of genuine instruction in the art of drawing and painting. ... By Mr. Hayter, portrait painter, ...
London: printed for the author; and sold by Black, Parry, and Co.; Josiah Taylor; Edward Orme; and C. J. Barrington, 1813.
viii, 4, 168 p., engr. frontis., XIV pl. ; 21.5 cm. (8º)

With a 4 pp. list of subscribers headed by nine members of the nobility and ten members of the Royal Academy (not including Soane however) following the title-leaf. The plates were drawn by Hayter who is best known as a miniature painter, and engraved by Turnbull, presumably Walter Turnbull, one of the subscribers.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 4s. on 21 June 1815. (Spiers Box).

Binding C19th half calf, blind triple-rule borders, gilt thick-thin-thick triple-rule spine, maroon morocco spine-label, brown paper boards. Bound by Hood & McCullock, binders, 2s. 6d., 4 June 1829. (Archive 7/10/24).

Reference Number 2447


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