Record number 06/2460
Author Fisgrave, Anthony, fl. ca. 1808?
TitleMidas; Or, A Serious Inquiry Concerning Taste And Genius; Including A Proposal For The Certain Advancement Of The Elegant Arts. To Which Is Added, By Way Of Illustration, A Fragment Of Ancient History. By Anthony Fisgrave, Ll. D.
ImprintLondon:: Printed for John Murray, 32, Fleet Street; And A. Constable And Co. Edinburgh., 1808.
Physical Descriptionxvi, 208 p.; 170 mm. (Octavo.)
Content Format Note[T.p.] - An Epistle, Prefatory And Dedicatory, To A Great Connoisseur - [Text]; [colophon].
Responsibility NoteThe printer is named on the title-page verso and in the colophon: 'C. Whittingham, Printer, (103) Goswell Street.'
SubjectAesthetics - Taste (aesthetics) - Genius (creative ability) - Art - Arts
Essays - Great Britain - 19th century
Binding Note19th-century quarter green morocco, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Fisgrave's Midas.' and 'R.A.'
ProvenanceA preliminary leaf is inscribed in ink, 'Bequest of Sr Aug Callcott.'
Contributors Murray, John, 1778 - 1843, publisher
Whittingham, Charles, 1767 - 1840, printer
Callcott, Augustus Wall, R.A., 1779 - 1844, previous owner, donor
Archibald Constable and Company (Edinburgh). publisher
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