DESIGNS FOR VASES.

Vases, Modern and Antique, from Various Examples, Proper for Metal, Stone, or Wood. Engraved on Thirty-Nine Plates.

Published: London: Printed for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library.

Date: c.1815

Small 4to, general printed title-page, 3, 12, 12, 12 leaves of engraved plates, occasional fingering and spotting, cont. boards, rebacked.

Provenance
Provenance: Inscribed on front endpaper Jesse Hill, Newcastle, Staffs, 1826.

Note
A reissue of four extremely rare suites of engravings dating from the second half of the eighteenth century, each with a separate title-page, intended to provide examples of classical vases from which British designers could copy. (1) A new book of vases by Wm Darling Sculp. (3 un-numbered plates). (2) Eighteen vases modern and antique. London: published by I & J Taylor at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, [178-?]. (18 images on 12 plates, numbered 1 - 12). (3) Vases and tripods on twelve plates. London: published by I Taylor in Holborn near Chancery Lane, [178-?]. (numbered 1 - 12). (4) Fourteen vases from the antique. London: printed for I Taylor at the Bible & Crown in Holborn near Chancery Lane, [178-?]. (14 images on 12 plates, numbered I - XII).

£945

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