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Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
124
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$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting. London: by J. Heptinstall for W. Rogers, 1695. First English translation, quarto, added engraved title, typographical title printed in red and black, bound in contemporary speckled calf, worn but intact, contents quite clean, 8 x 5 1/2 in.; [together with] another copy of the same title, London: for Bernard Lintott, 1716, octavo, engraved frontispiece, lacking boards, textblock split in two, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $300-500

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Keywords

Bernard Lintott, Book formats, British literature, British poetry, English literature, John Dryden, Lintott, Octavo, Quarto, London

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