The Cabinet Of Genius containing Frontispieces and Characters adapted to the most Popular Poems. &c. with the Poems &c at large. Charles Taylor, Engraver.
The Cabinet Of Genius containing Frontispieces and Characters adapted to the most Popular Poems. &c. with the Poems &c at large

The Cabinet Of Genius containing Frontispieces and Characters adapted to the most Popular Poems. &c. with the Poems &c at large

London: Printed for C. Taylor, 1787. First edition. Hardcover. 23 x 19 cm. 239 pages in various pagings, [72] leaves of plates : illustrations. Three engraved titles, 90 stipple-engraved plates, including 10 views. A work presenting popular literary themes to a mass audience. Taylor studied under Bartolozzi, and initially adopted the standard practice for engravers, of executing ornamental proofs. These were for the most part after Robert Smirke and Angelica Kauffman. BRYAN Vol. V, p. 155. Wear at corners and extremities, scattered foxing and marginal dampstaining with occasional tears and small losses. Contemporary marbled boards with leather brown leather reback. 3 vols. Very good. Item #21883

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