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|Genre/Form:||Early works to 1800|
|Named Person:||George Vertue|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Horace Walpole; George Vertue; James Dallaway; Ralph Nicholson Wornum
|Notes:||Vol. 2, page numbers 480-513 omitted from sequence.
Each vol. with table of contents.
George Vertue's notebooks containing his materials for a history of the fine arts in England were sold by his widow to Horace Walpole, who published them 1762-80 under the above title. cf. Dictionary of national biography.
|Description:||3 v. (xxxii, 1007, -510,  p.) : ill., plates.|
|Contents:||v. 1. Advertisement to Mr. Dallaway's edition. Dedication. Horace Walpole's preface and advertisement. List of plates. List of wood engravers. Names of artists arranged chronologically. Earliest accounts of painting in England to painters in the reign of Charles I. --
v. 2. Painters in the reign of Charles I. [cont.] to painters in the reign of George II. --
v. 3. Painters in the reign of Charles II. [cont.] On modern gardening. Supplementary anecdotes of gardening in England, by Mr. Dallaway. Catalogue of engravers. Engravers before the reign of James I. to engravers in the reign of George II. Life of George Vertue and list of his works. Appendix. Alphabetical list of engraved portraits. General index.
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 22152-53.|
|Responsibility:||collected by the late George Vertue ; digested and published from his original MSS. by Horace Walpole with additions by the Rev. James Dallaway.|