A General and Bibliographical Dictionary of The Fine Arts. Containing explanations of the principal terms used in the Arts of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture and Engraving, an all their various branches; Historical sketches of the rise and progress of their different schools; descriptive accounts of the best books and treatises on fine arts; and every useful topic connected therewith.

By: ELMES, JAMES:

Price: £60.00

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Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Bound in contemporary leather fine binding. quarter bound brown calf leather to spine and corners, marbled paper boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and decorations to spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. some minor rubbing to corners on rear else cover very clean and smart. Contemporary endpapers. Neat inscription to prelim “Ann Smith, Devon.” Page edges rough cut. Some dark spot sand mild foxing to pages throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated.

Title: A General and Bibliographical Dictionary of The Fine Arts. Containing explanations of the principal terms used in the Arts of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture and Engraving, an all their various branches; Historical sketches of the rise and progress of their different schools; descriptive accounts of the best books and treatises on fine arts; and every useful topic connected therewith.

Author Name: ELMES, JAMES:

Categories: Art,

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg, 1826:

Seller ID: 84064

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