Cartographer :VERTUE, George.

A bibliography and biography of Hollar, extra-illustrated with original etchings

VERTUE, George.

A Description of the Works Of the Ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar, Disposed into Classes of Different Sorts; with Some Account of His Life.
London: George Vertue, 1745. First Edition. Small 4to, later half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; pp. vi + 137 + (26) (later blanks); title with engraved portrait, engraved plate with prospect of London and index, two engraved head pieces (homage to Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel & prospect of Prague) and a decorative tailpiece. Extra-illustrated with 56 etchings by Hollar, mounted in album paper.

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