Hollar's first catalogue raisonné
By [HOLLAR] VERTUE, George (ed.). , 1745

A Description of the Works of the Ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar...

  • Author: [HOLLAR] VERTUE, George (ed.).
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: for the author
  • Publication date: 1745.
  • Physical description: First edition. Small 4to (255 by 184mm). Title with engraved portrait vignette, engraved plate, 2 head-pieces and tail-piece, errata leaf at end, partially uncut, annotated in iron gall ink, eighteenth century decorative printed paper wrappers, spine defective, housed within modern black cloth case.
  • Inventory reference: 18632


Uncommon. Whilst institutional examples abound, we can find only 6 instances of a copy for sale at auction since WWII.