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PILES, [Roger] de.
The Art of Painting, with the Lives and Characters Of above 300 of the most Eminent Painters: Containing a Complete Treatise of Painting, Designing, and The Use of Prints. With Reflexions on the Works of the most Celebrated Masters, and of the several Schools of Europe, as well ancient as modern. Being the most perfect Work of the Kind extant. To which is added, An Essay towards an English School. In which is now inserted the Life of Sir Godfrey Kneller, by the late B. BUCKERIDGE, Esq; who wrote the greatest Part of the English School.

BOUND WITH : J[AMES]. B[URGESS]. The Lives of the Most Most Eminent Modern Painters, Who have lived since, or were omitted by Mons. DE PILES. For Thomas Payne, in Castle-street. London.

pp. (xvi), 421, 426-439, (i) Advertisement; (xxviii), 140. Contemporary calf, rubbed at all edges, the front board holding by one cord, the rear joint is firm, label chipped, marbled end-papers, heraldic book-plate, internally clean and bright.

Thomas Payne, in Castle-Street. London.

Date Published: No date [1750?]. Third edition; 1754. 2 volumes in 1. 8vo.

Stock No. 63380

Price: 450.00