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AGLIONBY, William (d. 1705)
[Painting illustrated. 1686]
Painting illustrated in three diallogues, containing some choise [sic] observations upon the art. Together with the lives of the most eminent painters, from Cimabue, to the time of Raphael and Michael Angelo. With an explanation of the difficult terms.
London: printed by John Gain, for the author, and are to be sold by Walter Kettilby. And Jacob Tonson, 1686.
[36], 127, [1], 125--132, 129--367, [1], 365--375, [1] p. ; 23.9 cm. (4°)

First published in 1685 (q.v.). The A reissue of the above sheets with a cancel title-page and the dedication and imprimatur printed on one leaf with the addition of errata and an advertisement of William Aglionby's translation of Abbot Hedelin's Whole art of the stage. Title-page printed in red and black. The irregular pagination of fol. S4 has been corrected. Wing A765; ESTC r27095.

Copy Notes The author's name has been supplied in ink on the title-page; possibly the same hand has listed the names of the painters on the front free-endpaper.

Binding Contemporary C17th blind-panelled calf, gilt-tooled spine with fleur de lys, later red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 1569


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