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[Kugler's Hand-Book Of Painting.] - The Schools Of Painting In Italy. Translated, From The German Of Kugler, By A Lady. Edited, With Notes, By Sir Charles L. Eastlake, P.R.A., F.R.S. With Upwards Of One Hundred Illustrations, Drawn On Wood, By George Scharf, Jun., From The Works Of The Old Masters Mentioned In This Book, Engraved By John Thompson And Samuel Williams. Second Edition, Thoroughly Revised, With Much Additional Matter. In Two Parts. - Part I. (II.)

Franz Theodor Kugler

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Uniform Title

[D. Franz Kugler's Handbuch der Geschichte Der Malerei seit Constantin dem Grossen. Zweite Auflage von Dr. Jacob Burckhardt., English., 1851.]

Variant Title

Handbuch der Geschichte Der Malerei
Hand-Book Of Painting
Schools Of Painting In Italy
Mr Murray's General List Of Works
Descriptive Catalogue Of Mr Murray's Home And Colonial Library


London:: John Murray, Albemarle Street., 1851.

Physical Description

2 vols.; 201 mm. (Duodecimo.)

General Note

Vol. I: p. [i-]xxviii, [1-]270, [1-]32, [46] pl. - Vol. II: p. [2], 271-539, [1], [1-]31, [1], [38] pl. (one fold.) (The plates carry no plate-numbers, but each carries the number of the page next to which it is to be bound.)


Vol. I: [T.p.] - Author's Preface To Second Edition - Editor's Preface - General Literary Materials For The Study Of Italian Painting - Contents [of both vols.] - Illustrations [of both vols.] - [Text and pl.] - [Publisher's advertisement]. - Vol. II: [T.p.] - [Text and pl.] - List [i.e. index] Of Places Referred To - Names [index] Of Artists; [colophon] - Errata - [Fold. pl.] - [Publisher's advertisement].

Responsibility Note

The Lady translator mentioned in the title was Lady Eastlake. (Her husband, Sir Charles, had first translated the work in 1842.)

The printer is named on the title-page versos and in the colophon of Vol. II: 'Printed by W. Clowes & Sons, Stamford Street.'

Summary Note

The text of Volume I is followed by the publisher's advertisement, 'Mr. Murray's General List Of Works' (London: January, 1851); that of Volume II by 'A Descriptive Catalogue Of Mr Murray's Home And Colonial Library' (London: January 1851).

Binding Note

19th-century brown cloth; white spine-labels lettered 'The Schools Of Painting In Italy. - Part I. (II.)'.


Painting - Painters - Europe - History
Art history - Germany - 19th century
Art history - Publishers' advertisements - Great Britain - 19th century