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Vases, modern and antique : from various examples, proper for metal, stone, or wood : engraved on thirty-nine plates.
Additional Title(s):

New book of vases.

Eighteen vases, modern & antique.

Vases and tripods on twelve plates.

Fourteen vases from the antique.
London : Printed for J. Taylor, [1773?]
Physical Description:
3, 12, 12, 12, leaves of plates, 16 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK4620 V28 1773
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Collection of 4 sets of engravings, each with a separate t.p., representing urns and vases.
Engraved throughout.
BAC: In original boards, as issued.
BAC: Publisher's advertisements: 16 p. at end.
Two plates in the first group are engraved by William Darling after designs by T. Laws. Plates in the third group are designed and engraved by Placido Columbani.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1773?].
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Urns -- Early works to 1800.
Vases -- Early works to 1800.
Vases, Ancient.
Darling, William, engraver.
Columbani, Placido, engraver.
Laws, T., ill.

  • New book of vases. London : J. Taylor, [1773]
  • Eighteen vases, modern & antique. London : I. and J. Taylor, [177-?]
  • Vases and tripods on twelve plates : designs and engraved by Placido Columbani. London : J. Taylor, [177-?]
  • Fourteen vases from the antique. London : J. Taylor, [177-?].

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