The Works . . .; Containing his Discourses, Idlers, A Journey to Flanders and Holland, and a Commentary on du Fresnoy's Art of Painting . . . to which is prefixed An Account of the Life and Writings of the Author, By Edmond Malone, Esq. Sir Joshua Reynolds.

The Works . . .; Containing his Discourses, Idlers, A Journey to Flanders and Holland, and a Commentary on du Fresnoy's Art of Painting . . . to which is prefixed An Account of the Life and Writings of the Author, By Edmond Malone, Esq.

London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1798. Second Edition. Three vols., 8vos, frontispiece, [2] cxxiv, 287, 427, 370pp; contemporary mottled calf, gilt-tooled spines with olive leather labels. Ownership signatures and small leather bookplates (with resultant offsetting) in each volume; spines rubbed and crackling; one label from Vol. 3 has fallen off; hinges tender; upper portion of spine of Vol. 1 pulling loose, but still attached. Item #205839

Corrected and expanded from its first publication in 1797. The frontispiece portrait was engraved by Caroline Watson after the artist's own self portrait.

Price: $500.00

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