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A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening; Discours Servant d'Explication de Tan Chet-Qua (Discourse of Quang-Cheou-Fou, Canton) (two titles bound together)

Author:
Sir William Chambers (British (born Sweden), Göteborg 1723–1796 London)
Author:
Chet-Qua (Chinese, active 18th century)
Designer:
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian, Florence 1727–1785 Hammersmith (active London))
Engraver:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Dedicatee:
George III, King of Great Britain and Ireland (British, London 1738–1820 Windsor)
Printer:
W. Griffin (London)
Publisher:
Griffin, Davis (London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1772–73
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
10 7/16 x 8 7/16 x 7/8 in. (26.5 x 21.5 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.15.1
Not on view
Universal Catalogue I.263; Graesse II.113; Brunet I.1762; Tuer II.104.675-6; De Vesme & Calabi 1693 & 2415, Staats.Kab.Berlin 3503 (2nd ed. 1773), Jessen 1616 (2nd ed. 1773)
Andrew White Tuer Bartolozzi and his works : a biographical and descriptive account of the life and career of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A.. 1881, Vol. II, p. 104, nos. .675-6.

Alexandre de Vesme, Augusto Calabi Francesco Bartolozzi. Catalogue des estampes et notice biographique d'après les manuscrits de A. De Vesme entièrement réformés et complétés d'une étude critique par A. Calabi, Milan, Guido Modiano. Milan, 1928, cat. no. 1693 & 2415.



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