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A Catalogue Of The Library Of The Royal Academy Of Arts, London

Royal Academy of Arts (London) - Library

RA Collection: Book

Record number

18/2129

Author

Imprint

London: Printed By W. Clowes And Sons, Stamford Street and Charing Cross, Printers To The Royal Academy., 1864

Physical Description

[3], 79 p. ; 275 mm. (Quarto.)

Contents

[T.p.] - Contents - [Text] - [Divisional t.p., 'Index'] - Index Of Authors, Etc.; [colophon].

Summary Note

This catalogue (like those published in 1821 and 1841) is in nine sections: [1] Painting and Sculpture, including Prints from Pictures, Statues, Bassi-Relievi, Medals, Gems, Coins, and Treatises illustrative of the same; [2] Architecture, Ornaments, and Views; [3] Perspective; [4] Mathematics and Mechanics; [5] Anatomy and Natural History; [6] Mythology, History, Biography, Voyages and Travels; [7] Dresses, Manners, and Ceremonies; [8] Poetry; [9] Miscellaneous. The text lists the works and their locations in the library. Printed catalogues of the Royal Academy's Library were published in 1802, 1821, 1841, 1864, 1877 and 1901.

Provenance

Title page carries the stamp of the National Gallery [London] Library

Binding Note

Upper cover lettered 'A Catalogue Of The Library Of The Royal Academy Of Arts, London. - 1864.' Spine unlettered.

Name as Subject

Subject

Arts - Art - History
Books - Collections - Libraries - Great Britain - London - 19th century

Contributors