James Dodsley

Born: 1724
Died: 1797
Biography
Bookseller in London. Brother of bookseller and writer Robert Dodsley (1704-64).
 
Works of Art: 0
Books: 17
Archives: 1
The Prince Of Abissinia. A Tale. The Seventh Edition.   - London: [1786]   
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Du Fresnoy, Charles Alphonse   The Art of Painting Of Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy. Translated into English Verse By William Mason, M.A. With Annotations By Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knt. President of the Royal Academy. - - York:, London;, York. [1783]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On Civil Architecture, In Which The Principles of that Art are laid down, and Illustrated by a great Number of Plates, Accurately Designed, and Elegantly Engraved by the best Hands. By William Chambers, Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Florence, and Architect toTheir Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Princess Dowager of Wales. - - London [1759]   
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Paine, James   Plans, Elevations and Sections, Of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses, And Also Of Stabling, Bridges, Public and Private, Temples, and other Garden Buildings; Executed In The Counties Of Derby, Durham, Middlesex, Northumberland, Nottingham, and York. By James Paine, Architect, One of the Directors of the Society of Artists of Great-Britain. Part The First. Illustrated by Seventy-Four Large Folio Plates. - London: [1767]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   A Dissertation On Oriental Gardening; By Sr William Chambers, Comptroller-General Of His Majesty's Works, &c. The Second Edition, With Additions. To Which Is Annexed, An Explanatory Discourse, By Tan Chet-Qua, of Quang-Chew-Fu, Gent. - London: 1773.   
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Johnson, Samuel   A Dictionary Of The English Language: In Which The Words are deduced from their Originals, And Illustrated in their Different Significations By Examples from the best Writers. To Which Are Prefixed, A History of the Language, And An English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson, A.M. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) - London [1755]   
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Polybius   The General History Of Polybius. In Five Books. Translated from the Greek By Mr Hampton. The Third Edition. Vol. I. (II.) - London: [1772]   
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Kirby, Joshua   The Description and Use Of A New Instrument Called, An Architectonic Sector. By Which Any Part of Architecture may be Drawn With Facility And Exactness. - London: 1761.   
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Kirby, Joshua   The Perspective of Architecture. A Work Entirely New; Deduced From The Principles Of Dr. Brook Taylor; And Performed by Two Rules only of Universal Application. Begun By Command of His Present Majesty, When Prince Of Wales. By Joshua Kirby, Designer in Perspective to His Majesty. - London: 1761.   
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Cowley, John Lodge   The Theory Of Perspective Demonstrated; In A Method Entirely New. By which the several Planes, Lines, and Points, Used In This Art, Are Shewn By Moveable Schemes, in the true Positions in which they are to be considered. Invented, and now published for the Use of the Royal Academy at Woolwich. By John Lodge Cowley, Professor Of Mathematicks. - London [1766]   
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Webb, Daniel   An Inquiry Into The Beauties Of Painting; And Into The Merits Of The Most Celebrated Painters, Ancient and Modern. By Daniel Webb, Esq; The Fourth Edition. - London: [1777]   
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Spence, Joseph   Polymetis: or, An Enquiry concerning the Agreement Between the Works of the Roman Poets, And the Remains of the Antient Artists. Being An Attempt to illustrate them mutually from one another. In Ten Books. By the Revd. Mr. Spence. The Second Edition, corrected by the Author. - London: [1755]   
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Johnson, Samuel   The Lives Of The Most Eminent English Poets; With Critical Observations On Their Works. By Samuel Johnson. In Four Volumes. Volume I. (-IV.) - London: [1781]   
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Pliny, the Younger   The Letters Of Pliny The Consul: With Occasional Remarks. By William Melmoth, Esq. ... The Fifth Edition, Corrected. Vol. I. (II.) - London: [1763]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Perspective Views Of The Gardens And Buildings At Kew in Surry, The Seat of Her Royal Highness The Princess Dowager of Wales. By William Chambers, member Of the Imperial Academy of Arts at Florence, and of the Royal Academy of Architecture at Paris, Architect To the King, and to Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales. - London [1763]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   Designs of Chinese Buildings, Furniture, Dresses, Machines, and Utensils. Engraved by the Best Hands, From the Originals drawn in China By Mr. Chambers, Architect Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts at Florence. To which is annexed, A Description of their Temples, Houses, Gardens, &c. - London: [1757]   
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Gwynn, John, R.A.   London and Westminster Improved, Illustrated by Plans. To which is prefixed, A Discourse on Publick Magnificence; With Observations on the State of Arts and Artists in this Kingdom, wherein the study of the Polite Arts is recommended as necessary to a liberal Education: Concluded by Some Proposals relative to Places not laid down in the Plans. By John Gwynn. - London: [1766]   
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AND/10/9    Title page of the 1797 Academy catalogue    1797    Item