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The Copper Plate Magazine; or, Monthly Treasure, for the Admirers of the Imitative Arts

1778


Place of Publication: London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 22 x 5.2 cm (11 1/4 x 8 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2362

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 127 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: G. Kearsly, 1778) Quarto; engraved title and 127 leaves, plus 126 plates; contemporary mottled calf [rebacked]

Engraved title; portraits, topographic views, literary illustrations


London: G. Kearsly, 1778

Provenance

Acquired in 1917 from Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent