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Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places - Being Papers on Art, in Relation to Archaeology, Painting, Art-Decoration, and Art-Manufacture
Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. A list of corrections is found at the end of the text. Inconsistencies in spelling and hyphenation have been maintained. A list of inconsistently spelled and hyphenated words is found at the end of the text. The following Papers originally appeared in the Art-Journal, for which they were specially written. They are from the pen of that painstaking and accurate archologist, the late F. W. Fairholt, F.S.A. The illustrations also were engraved from original sketches by the Author. It has been suggested that the results of so much labour and research should be still further utilised; and that the merit and value of these Essays entitle them to a more lasting form than is afforded by the pages of a magazine. The Editor confidently believes that the popular style in which these articles are written, and the fund of anecdote and curious information they contain, will render them acceptable to a large number of general readers. A second series of Art-papers, by the same Author, is in the press, and will shortly be published, under the title of Homes, Haunts, and Works of Rubens, Vandyke, Rembrandt, and Cuyp; and of the Dutch Genre-Painters. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 26449
Author: Fairholt, F. W. (Frederick William)
Release Date: Aug 28, 2008
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