George Vertue

Born: 1684
Died: 1756
Biography
Engraver, and antiquary.
 
Works of Art: 0
Books: 19
Archives: 0
Vertue, George   A Description Of The Works Of the ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar, Disposed Into Classes of Different Sorts; With some Account of His Life. By George Vertue, A Member of the Society of Antiquaries. The Second Edition, with Additions. - London 1759.   
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Orford, Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of   Anecdotes Of Painting in England; With Some Account Of The Principal Artists; And Incidental Notes on other Arts. Also, A Catalogue Of Engravers Who Have Been Born Or Resided In England. Collected By The Late George Vertue; Digested And Published From His Original MSS. By Horace Walpole; With Additions By The Rev. James Dallaway. - A New Edition, Revised, With Additional Notes. By Ralph N. Wornum. - In Three Volumes. Vol. I. (- III.) - London: 1862.   
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Ædes Walpolianæ: Or, A Description Of The Collection of Pictures At Houghton-Hall in Norfolk, The Seat of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. The Second Edition with Additions. [Epigraph from Prior]   - London: [1752]   
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Orford, Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of   Anecdotes Of Painting in England. By Horace Walpole. Reprint Of The Edition Of 1786. - London: 1871.   
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A Description Of Nine Historical Prints, Representing Kings, Queens, Princes, &c. Of The Tudor Family. Selected, Drawn, and Engraved, From The Original Paintings, By George Vertue, Late Engraver to the Society of Antiquaries of London.   - [London:] [1776]   
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Society of Antiquaries of London   Vetusta Monumenta: Quae Ad Rerum Britannicarum Memoriam Conservandam Societas Antiquariorum Londini Sumptu Suo Edenda Curavit. Volumen Primum. (-Sextum.) - Londini: [1747(-1906)]   
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Rapin de Thoyras, Paul   The History Of England, As Well Ecclesiastical as Civil. By Mr. De Rapin Thoyras. Vol. I. Containing I. The Preface, with a brief Account of the Author's Life, and a Dissertation concerning the Origin and Nature of the English Constitution. II. A short Introduction concerning the Manners, Customs, Government and Religion of the antient Britons, with the Origin of the Picts and Scots, and the Time of their Settlement in Britain. III. The History of England from the Invasion of the Romans, to the End of the Reign of Edward the Martyr, in four books. Done into English from the French, with large and useful Notes mark'd with an *, by N. Tindal, A.M. Vicar of Great Waltham in Essex. (-XV ...) - London 1726. (-1731.)   
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Solis, Antonio de   The History Of The Conquest Of Mexico By The Spaniards. Translated from the Original Spanish of Don Antonio De Solis, Secretary and Historiographer to His Catholick majesty, By Thomas Townsend, Esq; The whole Translation Revised and Corrected By Nathanael Hooke, Esq; Author of The Roman History, &c. The Third Edition. Vol. I. (II.) - London: [1753]   
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La Mottraye, Aubry De   A. De La Motraye's Travels Through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa; With Proper Cutts and Maps. Containing A great Variety of Geographical, Topographical, and Political Observations on those Parts of the World; especially on Italy, Turky, Greece, Crim and Noghaian Tartaries, Circassia, Sweden, and Lapland. A curious Collection of Things particularly Rare, both in Nature and Antiquity; such as Remains of antient Cities and Colonies, Inscriptions, Idols, Medals, Minerals, &c. With An Historical Account of the most considerable Events which happen'd during the Space of above 25 Years; such as a great Revolution in the Turkish Empire, by which the Emperor was depos'd; the Engaging of the Russian and Turkish Armies on the Banks of the Pruth; the late King of Sweden's Reception and Entertainment at Bender; his Transactions with the Porte, during his Stay of above four Years in Turky; his Return into his Dominions, Campaigns in Norway, Death, &c. His Sister, the Princess Ulrica's Accession to the Throne, her generous Resignation of it to her Consort the present King; and, in fine, all the chief Transactions of the Senate and States of Sweden, &c. Vol. I. (II.) - London: [1723]   
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Orford, Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of   A Catalogue Of Engravers, Who have been born or resided in England; Digested By Mr. Horace Walpole From the MSS. of Mr. George Vertue; To which is added An Account of the Life and Works of the latter. The Second Edition. - [1765]   
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Orford, Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of   Anecdotes Of Painting in England; With some Account of the principal Artists; And incidental Notes on other Arts; Collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; And now digested and published from his original MSS. By Mr. Horace Walpole. The Second Edition. ... Vol. I. (- III.) - [1765]   
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An Accurate Description and History Of The Metropolitan and Cathedral Churches of Canterbury and York, From their first Foundation to the present Year. Illustrated With One Hundred and Seventeen Copper-Plates, Consisting of Different Views, Plans, Monuments, Antiquities, Arms &c.   - London: [1755]   
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Maitland, William   The History Of London From Its Foundation By The Romans, To The Present Time. Containing A Faithful Relation of the Publick Transactions of the Citizens; Accounts of the several Parishes; Parallels between London and other Great Cities; its Governments, Civil, Ecclesiastical and Military; Commerce, State of Learning, Charitable Foundations, &c. With the several Accounts of Westminster, Middlesex, Southwark, And Other Parts within The Bill of Mortality. In Nine Books. The Whole Illustrated with a Variety of Fine Cuts. With a Compleat Index. By William Maitland, F.R.S. - London: [1739]   
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Sepulchral Monuments In Great Britain Applied To Illustrate The History Of Families, Manners, Habits, And Arts, At The Different Periods From The Norman Conquest To The Seventeenth Century. With Introductory Observations. Part I. Containg The Four First Centuries. (Part II. Containing The Fifteenth Century.)   - London [1786-1796]   
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Gibbs, James   A Book Of Architecture, Containing Designs Of Buildings And Ornaments. By James Gibbs. - London: [1728]   
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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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Milton, John   Milton's Paradise Lost. A New Edition, By Richard Bentley, D.D. - London: [1732]   
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Homer   The Odyssey Of Homer. - London: [1725-1726]   
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Homer   The Iliad Of Homer, Translated by Mr. Pope. - London: 1715 (1716, 1717, 1718, 1720, 1720).   
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