Memoranda of Art and Artists (Signed copy)
Signed by Joseph Sandell, anecodal and biographical writings on art
First edition, hardback bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling to spine and giltdecoration to upper board.19.5 × 13cm, xvi + 203pp.
Signed directly to the head of the contents page by Joseph Sandell, "Henry Lloyds Esq., with the compliments of the author, 21 Feb 1890, J Sandell".
A collection of anecdotal and biographical writings by an art-lover, covering amongst others, John Constable, Jacques Louis David, Flaxman, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Gainsborough, William Hogarth, Joshua Reynolds, Benjamin West, and shorter writings on the Royal Academy, the slang of artists, the Townley Marbles, A Picture Dealer's Knowledge of Geography etc etc
This copy is in very good condition for its age. The inner binding is secure, the pages a little age-toned with light and infrequent spotting. The green cloth is in good order with a little dulling to the spine.