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The works of Horatio Walpole, earl of Orford.

Author: Horace Walpole; George Vertue; Mary Berry
Publisher: London : G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798.
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Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Works of Horatio Walpole, earl of Orford.
London : G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798
(OCoLC)608526714
Named Person: Horace Walpole
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Walpole; George Vertue; Mary Berry
OCLC Number: 2482675
Notes: Title vignettes.
Edited by Mary Berry. cf. Dict. nat. biog.
The Anecdotes of painting and Catalogue of engravers were compiled from manuscripts of George Vertue.
V. 3. Anecdotes of painting [and the other fine arts]--v. 4. Catalogue of engravers in England. Life of George Vertue, with list of works. Appendix to anecdotes of painting. Chatterton papers. Narrative of the quarrel of Mr. David Hume and J.J. Rousseau, as far as Mr. Horace Walpole was concerned in it. Letters between D. Hume and H. Walpole, relative to Rousseau. Reminiscences, written in 1788. Hieroglyphic tales. Parody on Chesterfield's letters. Criticism on Dr. Johnson's writings. Strange occurrences: a continuation of Baker's chronicle. Detached thoughts. Miscellaneous verses. Prologues and epilogues. Epigrams. Index to catalogue of engravers.--v. 5. Letters.
Description: 5 volumes : plates (part double), portraits, plans (part double) ; 31 cm
Contents: v. 1. Fugitive pieces. The mysterious mother: a tragedy. Catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England.--v. 2. The castle of Otranto. An account of the giants lately discovered. Historic doubts on the life and reign of Richard III, with supplement, observations, etc. Ædes walpolianæ; or, A description of the pictures at Houghton hall. Sermon on painting. Nature will prevail: a moral entertainment. Thoughts on tragedy. Thoughts on comedy. Detection of a late forgery, called Testament politique du chevalier Robert Walpoole. Life of Rev. Thomas Baker. Account of my conduct relative to the places I hold under government. Letters to and from ministers. Description of Strawberry hill. On modern gardening. On the late dismission of a general officer.--v. 3. Anecdotes of painting [and the other fine arts]. v. 4. Catalogue of engravers in England. Life of George Vertue, with list of works. Appendix to anecdotes of painting. Chatterton papers. Narrative of the quarrel of Mr. David Hume and J.J. Rousseau, as far as Mr. Horace Walpole was concerned in it. Letters between D. Hume and H. Walpole, relative to Rousseau. Reminiscences, written in 1788. Hieroglyphic tales. Parody on Chesterfield's letters. Criticism on Dr. Johnson's writings. Strange occurrences: a continuation of Baker's chronicle. Detached thoughts. Miscellaneous verses. Prologues and epilogues. Epigrams. Index to catalogue of engravers.--v. 5. Letters. (Con't)v. 6. Letters from the Hon. Horace Walpole to George Montagu, esq. from the year 1736 to the year 1770.
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