Sir Joshua Reynolds' Notes and Observations on Pictures: Chiefly of the Venetian School ... Also, The Rev. W. Mason's Observations on Sir Joshua's Method of Coloring, and Some Unpublished Letters of Dr. Johnson, Malone, and Others. With an Appendix, Containing a Tanscript of Sir Joshua Reynolds' Account Book, Showing what Pictures He Painted and the Prices Paid for Them

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Σελίδα 107 - Dramatic Works, complete, translated and edited by Henri Van Laun, with Memoir, Introduction, and Appendices, wherein are given the Passages borrowed or adapted from Moliere by English Dramatists, with Explanatory Notes, illustrated with a portrait and 33 etchings, India proofs, by Lalauze, 6 magnificent vols, imperial 8vo, cloth (pub £9 9s), £2 1 8s 6d.
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