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Title(s):

A book of eighteen leaves : containing divers subjects for the use of goldsmiths, chasers, carvers, etc. / from Messrs. Germain, Messonier, Sig. Cattarello &c.

Published/Created:
[London] : To be had of the proprietor Robt. Clee at the Golden Head in Panton Street, St. James's Hay Market, & at the printsellers in London, 1757.
Physical Description:
[18] leaves : all ill. ; 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK1355 .B66 1757+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved throughout, including title page.
Engravings by Jean Baptiste Claude Chatelin and Charles Grignion; after J. Cattarello, Pierre Germain, Hubert François Gravelot, and Juste Aurèle Meissonier.
Advertisements for the present work ("this day published") appeared in the London Evening Post of Feb. 3-5, 1757 (issue 4563), and Public Advertiser of Feb. 7, 1757 (issue 6954).
BAC: British Art Center library bound in contemporary calf, with gilt-tooled spine. Armorial bookplate: Luton Library. "Description d'une machine de musique ... appellée Le temple des quatres grandes monarchies ... commencé par le sieur Clay, & achevé depuis sa mort par le sieur Pyke"--[1] p. at end.
Subject Terms:
Clee, Robt. -- Publisher.
Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Goldwork -- Catalog -- Early works to 1800.
Goldwork -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Luton Library -- Bookplate.
Trade catalog -- Goldwork -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Engravings -- 1757.
Etchings -- 1757.
Trade catalogs -- England -- London -- 1757.
Contributors:
Chatelain, Jean Baptiste Claude, 1710?-1771?, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Cattarello, J., ill.
Germain, Pierre, b. 1716, ill.
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773, ill.
Meissonnier, Juste Aurèle, ca. 1693-1750, ill.
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