The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. The eighteenth-century fascination with Greek and Roman antiquity followed the systematic excavation of the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum in southern Italy; and after 1750 a neoclassical style dominated all artistic fields. The titles here trace developments in mostly English-language works on painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theater, and other disciplines. Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogs of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library T022715 On the titlepage there is a full-stop after "Covent-Garden" and the price beneath the imprint is enclosed in square brackets. Variant: there is a comma after "Covent-Garden" and the price is not enclosed in brackets. In honour of the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales. Parallel English and Italian texts. London : printed for T. Wood; and are to be sold at the Theatre in Covent-Garden, 1736. 35,p. ; 8#xFFFD;
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