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Horace Walpole Anecdotes of Painting- 3 volumes  

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Anecdotes of Painting in England... With Some Account of the Principal Artists... With Additions by the Rev. James Dallaway.

Walpole, Horace


Henry G. Bohn



3 volumes. 77 plates and 87 woodcuts in text, with three frontispiece portraits. (8vo) 22.1x14 cm (8¾x5½") blindstamped brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Revised Edition with additional notes by Ralph N. Wornum.

First edition as edited by Wornum, based on an earlier edition edited by James Dallaway and hence this is sometimes referred to as the Dallaway and Wornum edition. Hazen, Strawberry Hill, p. 66; NCBEL II, 1589. 

Lot Amendments

Moderate wear to cloth, edging and corner wear, spine panel of Volume III torn; some offsetting from plates; very good.

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