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Beckford, William, 1760–1844

Biographical memoirs of extraordinary painters.

London : Printed for J. Robson ..., 1780.
Physical Description:
[4], 158, [2] ; 19 cm.(8vo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7470 B4
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BEIN Beckford 1 copy 1: Presentation inscription from Benjamin West to Thomas Phillips, with Phillips' autograph.
BEIN Beckford 1 copy 2: Bookplate and Autograph of Henry William Vincent. Presentation copy to Henry William Vincent from Elizabeth Hervey, William Beckford's half-sister.
BEIN Beckford 1 copy 3: Ms. list of attempted identification of the painters, tipped in at front. Bookplate of Arthur Atherley.
BEIN Im B388 780B copy 1: Front edges uncut.
BEIN Im B388 780B copy 2: Uncut, in original marbled wrappers. In ms. on t.-p.: "Given me by the author Wm: Beckford Esqre. not twenty year's old. Strafford".
BEIN 1997 1156: Bookplates: Rowland Burdon Muller; William Dickinson Esq. Ms. notes. Stubs visible preceding sig. X.
"A mystification composed ... in ridicule of the biographies in the 'Vies des peintres flamands'".--Dict. Nat. Biog.
Signatures: pi² B-X⁴.
English short title catalogue, T62056
Errata: p. [160].
Subject Terms:
Art -- Anecdotes.
Atherley, Arthur Harry Howard -- Bookplate.
Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Provenance. (BAC)
Clements, Henry J. B. (Henry John Beresford), 1869-1940 -- Bookplate.
Dickinson, William, Esq. -- Bookplate.
Hervey, Elizabeth -- Presentation copy to H.W. Vincent.
Muller, Rowland Burdon -- Bookplate.
Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845 -- Autograph.
Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845 -- Presentation copy from B. West.
Robson, J. -- Publisher. (BAC)
Strafford -- Ms. notes.
Vincent, Henry William -- Autograph.
Vincent, Henry William -- Bookplate.
Vincent, Henry William -- Presentation copy from E. Hervey.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 -- Presentation copy to T. Phillips.

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