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Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford.
London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 1999
|Named Person:||Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole|
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|Notes:||Originally published: The works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford. London : G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798.|
|Description:||5 volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Fugitive pieces. Catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England. Supplement. Index to the royal and noble authors --
v. 2. The castle of Otranto. An account of the giants lately discovered. Historic doubts on the life and reign of King Richard III. Supplement to the historic doubts. Ædes walpolianœ. A sermon on painting. Nature will prevail. Thoughts on tragedy. Thoughts on comedy. Detection of a late forgery. Life of the Rev. Mr. 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. A counter address to the public, on the late dismission of a general officer --
v. 3. Anecdotes of painting --
v. 4. A catalogue of engravers in England. Life of George Vertue. Dedication to the fouth volume of the anecdotes of painting. Appendix to anecdotes of painting. Notices of artists from Descamps. A letter to the editor of the miscellanies of Chatterton. A narrative of the quarrel of Mr. Hume and Jean Jacques Rousseau. Letters between Hon. Horace Walpole and Richard West Esq. Index to catalogue of engravers --
v. 5. Letters.
|Responsibility:||introduction by Peter Sabor.|