London: J. Payne, 1755. Second Edition. London, J. Payne, 1755, Hardcover
Sculptura; or, the History and Art of Chalcography and Engraving in Copper: With an Ample Enumeration of The Most Renowned Masters and Their Works. To Which Is Annexed, A New Manner of Engraving, Or Mezzotinto,
Communicated by His Highness Prince Rupert To the Author of This Treatise.
Evelyn, John. Published London; by J Payne (1755). The second edition, containing some corrections and additions taken from the margin of the author's printed copy and memoirs of the author's life. , xxxvi, 140pp., etched portrait of Evelyn by Thomas Worlidge, one en-graved plate, and a folding mezzotint by Houston after
Prince Rupert. Contemporary full calf re-backed. Light foxing to engraved frontice, darkening of rear board at the re-back, aged binding and corners but showing a nice patina for its age. The second edition was published after Evelyn's death, and the revisions form corrections and additions which Evelyn made in the margins of his own copy of the first edition. Item #271
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