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Creator:
Russel, James, ca. 1720-1763.
Title(s):

Letters from a young painter abroad to his friends in England : adorned with copper plates.

Edition:
The second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for W. Russel ..., 1750.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG424 R8 1750 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG424 R8 1750 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1996 252: Bookplate: Frederick Whiley Hilles.
Attributed to John Russell by the Library of Congress, and by Halkett & Laing; to James Russel by the British Museum Catalogue, W.T. Whitley (Artists and their friends in England, 1700-1799. London, 1928), and R.S. Pine- Coffin (Bibliography of British and American travel in Italy to 1860. Firenze, 1974).
Vol. 2 bears no edition statement.
One plate signed Boitard.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of the Bristol Education Society and Thomas Llewelyn. Copy 2 has the bookplate of George Abergavenny.
English short title catalogue, T67233
Subject Terms:
Abergavenny, George -- Bookplate.
Bristol Education Society -- Bookplate.
Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Hilles, Frederick Whiley, 1900- -- Bookplate.
Italy -- Antiquities.
Italy -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Italy -- Description and travel.
Llewelyn, Thomas -- Bookplate.
Russel, W. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1750.
Engravings -- 1750.
Contributors:
Russell, John, fl. 1740.
Boitard, Pierre, 1789?-1859.
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