London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
RICHARDSON [Jonathan] Sen. (1665-1745) and Jun. (1694-1771). An Account of Some of the Statues, Bas-reliefs, Drawings and Pictures in Italy, &c., with Remarks. London: J. Knapton, 1722. 8° (196 x 122mm), woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials (lacks dedication page, title-page soiled, fraying to front leaves). 18th-century calf (expertly rebacked, lower cover worn). THE FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ENGLISH GUIDE TO WORKS OF ART ON THE CONTINENT.
With 3 other English books. (4)
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