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A Treatise on Ancient Painting


George Turnbull


George Turnbull 1740

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Very Good  | 

'A treatise on ancient painting, containing observations on the rise, progress, and decline of that art amongst the greeks and romans. The High opinion which the great men of antiquity had of it, its connection to poetry and philosophy and the use that may be made of it in education.' Folio. Recent tasteful rebinding in half leather with marbled boards. Blind-stamped decoration, raised bands and gilt titling. Features 53 out of 54 b/w engravings of paintings found in ancient Rome. Missing plate 36. Some are fold-outs. Neat repairs to tears on a couple of images. Some errant pencil marks to ffep. Overall very clean. Binding tight. No foxing. Very good condition.

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