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A Dissertation on oriental gardening. . .the second edition, with additions. To which is annexed, an Explanatory discourse

Author:
Written by Sir William Chambers (British (born Sweden), Göteborg 1723–1796 London)
Author:
Explanatory discourse by Tan Chetqua, of Quang-chew-fu
Designer:
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian, Florence 1727–1785 Hammersmith (active London))
Engraver:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Printer:
Peter Elmsley (London)
Printer:
Printed by W. Griffin (London) , London
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to George III, King of Great Britain and Ireland (British, London 1738–1820 Windsor)
Date:
1773
Medium:
Illustrations: etching and engraving
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 13/16 in. (32 x 25 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.27
Not on view
Marking: Armorial bookplate pasted inside front board: Candide et Constanter/Reuben David Sassoon.
Reuben David Sassoon; Donor: Bequest of William Gedney Beatty (American)
Universal Cata. I.263 (ed. 1772), Staats.Kab.Berlin 3505, R.I.B.A. pt. I.196 (ed. 1772), Graesse II.113, Jessen 1616, Fowler 72.88, De Vesme & Calabi 1693, 2415
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. nos. 1693, 2415.

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