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The Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters

By Matthew Pilkington

1798 - London - J. Walker

11.5" by 9.5"; xii, 840 [i.e. 830], xxiii pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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A new edition of Pilkinton's dictionary of painters.

Collated: Complete, with misnumbered pages at p439.

Matthew Pilkington was an author best known for this work on painters which became a standard text known as Pilkington's Dictionary. This work was widely published through many editions.

To which is added a supplement by James Barry.

CONDITION

In a diced calf binding. Externally, worn. Both hinges and joints failed with boards detached but present. Title page and front free-endpaper also detached and present. Loss to spine and spine label. Externally, firmly bound aside from title page. Pages are generally clean and bright with scattered spotting and signs of handling. Pages of heavier spotting to the middle of the volume. Overall: FAIR

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