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DOYLE, William
[Antique roses. Prospectus]
Proposals for publishing, Antique roses; being a series of one hundred examples from the most celebrated remains of ancient Rome, for the use of architects, sculptors, modellers, &c. &c. Selected by Carlo Antonini, and drawn on stone by William Doyle. ...
[London]: W. Doyle, 229 High Holborn; and 13, Gee Street, Clarendon Square, [1832?].
[4] p. ; 20.0 cm. (8º)

Quarter-sheet, folded, conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title, verso blank. The 'Plan Of The Work' states that it 'will be completed in Twenty-five Parts in Royal Quarto, each Part at Three Shillings.' Publication of the first part is promised 'on the 25th June 1832, and the remainder at intervals of Six Weeks.' According to the British Library catalogue, one part only was ever published, consisting of four plates without letterpress.

Copy Notes Originally folded and sealed as a letter addressed in ink on blank verso of second leaf to Sir John Soane / Lincolns Inn Fields, and inscribed in pencil by a curatorial hand Printed Prospectus.

Binding Loose bifolium.

Reference Number 2122


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