A descriptive catalogue of a general collection of ancient and modern engraved gems, cameos as well as intaglios, taken from the most celebrated cabinets in Europe; and cast in coloured pastes, white enamel, and sulphur, by James Tassie, modeller; arranged and described by R.E. Raspe; and illustrated with copper-plates. To which is prefixed, an introduction on the various uses of this collection, the origin of the art of engraving on hard stones, and the progress of pastes [electronic resource].

Author
Raspe, Rudolf Erich, 1737-1794 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : printed for and sold by James Tassie, No. 20, Leicester-Fields; and J. Murray, bookseller, No. 32, Fleet-Street. C. Buckton, printer, Great Pulteney Street, M,DCC,XCI. [1791]
Description
2v. ; 4⁰.

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Notes
  • Vols. 1 and 2 with parallel English and French title pages.
  • With 58 numbered plates.
  • Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed in
English Short Title Catalog, N65697.
In
Eighteenth century collections online 2
OCLC
508308441
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