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frontispiece in plate: Le Clerc; by later hands, inside upper cover upper left in black ink: 71-39-16; center in graphite: George Vertue's copy- / his signature on title / Vertue sale lot 13 / 19 March 1757 / Mr. Ford's Great Rooms / collation note of / Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1925) / on verso of second preliminary / blank leaf (see de Ricci) - / Addison satirized him / as Tom Folio; first free end-paper upper right in brown ink: W. 1770; verso 2nd free end-paper in brown ink: c.[4?]p. / (1900? upside down); on colophon in brown ink: (trimmed off); inside lower cover in graphite upper right: 2800/583


Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1725) (collation mark on preliminary blank verso); A.H. Bargus (given by her father, inscription on title); George Vertue (signature on title, his sale 19 March 1957, lot 13); Paul Grinke, 1971; Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow (bookplate), Boston; (Christie's New York, via Ursus Books, sale 2800, 20 June 2013, lot 583); Vincent and Linda Buonanno, Chicago; gift to NGA, 2013.

Jombert, Charles Antoine. Catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre de Sebastien Le Clerc. Paris: 1774: no. 92.
Meaume, Meaume, Édouard.Sébastien Le Clerc, 1637-1714, et son oeuvre gravé; étude biographique et catalogue raisonné. Amsterdam, 1969: 62-66.
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