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Book Description

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

Provenance: Inscribed on front endpaper Jesse Hill, Newcastle, Staffs, 1826.
Author DESIGNS FOR VASES.
Date [c. 1815]
Publisher London: Printed for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library.

Price: £845.00

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