Lectures on Sculpture, as Delivered Before the President and Members of the Royal Academy.to Which are Now First Added, an Introductory Lecture, and Two Addresses to the Royal Academy, on the Death of Thomas Banks.and of Antonio Canova.[2nd Edition]

By: Flaxman, John, Esq. R.A.; Sir Richard Westmacott, R.A.

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: VG+


Original brown 3/4 morocco, bordered in gilt, marbled paper covered boards w/ coordinating marbled endpapers, top text block edge in gilt. xv,303 pp., w/ 52 lithographed plates at rear. Modest shelf wear, leather a bit rubbed at corners (slight exposure) and along portions of joints, sunned spine panel. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior, text block slightly age-toned. Signed by former owner Conrad Roland (Pennsylvania painter) at top corner of title page. Two blanks (verso of title page, p. [xvi]) show additional illustrations (not original to issue) neatly trimmed and mounted on them, as do the blank versos of (5) of the rear plates. Overall, a decently preserved copy. Scarce.

Title: Lectures on Sculpture, as Delivered Before the President and Members of the Royal Academy.to Which are Now First Added, an Introductory Lecture, and Two Addresses to the Royal Academy, on the Death of Thomas Banks.and of Antonio Canova.[2nd Edition]

Author Name: Flaxman, John, Esq. R.A.; Sir Richard Westmacott, R.A.

Categories: Art: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1838

Binding: Three-Quarter Leather

Book Condition: VG+

Jacket Condition: N/A

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 023928