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DUPPA, Richard (1770--1831)


The life of Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino: by the author of The life of Michael Angelo. And the characters of the most celebrated painters of Italy: by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
London: printed for John Murray, by James Moyes, 1816.
[3], vi--viii, 230, 2 p. ; 18.4 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. By Richard Duppa, whose works are advertised in the final 2 pp. 'Characters Of The Most Celebrated Painters ...' (pp. [109]--184) has a divisional title-page.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on second front free-endpaper John Soane, Esquire./ With Mr. Moyes's most/ respectful Compliments./ August 24, 1816. James Moyes (1779--1838) was the printer of several of Soane's works and also sold books to him for his library. See A.T. Bolton, The portrait of Sir John Soane (London 1927), p. 244.

Binding C19th red straight-grain morocco, gilt-tooled and double-rule borders, gilt-tooled spine, red morocco spine-label, gilt edges, green silk bookmark.

Reference Number 2157


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