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Title(s):

A collection of figures and conversations, cattle, birds, beasts and landskips : neatly engraved on seventy-two copper plates : from Varnet, Boucher, Bergham, Barlow, &c.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer; map and printseller, No. 53, in Fleet Street. Published as the Art directs 20 March, 1771.
Physical Description:
[1], 66, 6 leaves : all ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC735 .C65 1771+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved throughout.
Price at foot of t.p.: 10s 6d, in boards.
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, D306
BAC: British Art Center copy has annotations in ms. on some of the plates. Inscribed: James Sharp. Bookplate, on rear pastedown: Lady Davy.
Subject Terms:
Davy, Lady -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1771.
Sayer, Robt. -- Publisher.
Sharp, James -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Vernet, Joseph, 1714-1789, ill.
Boucher, François, 1703-1770, ill.
Berchem, Nicolaas Pietersz, 1620-1683, ill.
Barlow, Francis, 1622-1704, ill.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, publisher.
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