[London]: Sotheby's, 1824,
quarto, later three-quarter calf and marbled boards. viii, [ii], 99,  ads; . 53,  ads. Sotheby's, Item #29433
Engraved frontispiece, interleaved throughout, with prices realized and buyers for every lot in a neat, contemporary hand. Part 3 consisted of engravings "by the most eminent artists of the Italian schools...numerous impressions from works in niello, upon paper...upon silver...and likewise a rare series of ancient casts from works in Niello, in sulphur." Part 4 consisted of a series of British portraits, particularly the works of John Smith and George Vertue; "and comprising nearly the whole of the admired productions of Sir Joshua Reynolds..." Spine scuffed with a three inch break in the calf but still solid. Foxing to first gathering, else contents clean.
Price: $185.00 save 30% $129.50