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The progress of genius, or, Authentic memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West, Esq. president of the Royal Academy, London / compiled from materials furnished by himself by John Galt ; abridged for the use of young persons, by a lady.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Authentic memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West
Life of West
Memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West
Originator
Gallaudet, Edward, 1809-1847.
Galt, John, 1779-1839.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Publication
Boston : Leonard C. Bowles
Date
1831.
Description
iv, 3-89 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 ill. ; 15 cm.
Notes
Engraving: frontispiece portrait of "the young artist"; engraved by E. Gallaudet after Beranger; printed by D. Russell.
Frontispiece has guardsheet.
Poem "The inspired boy": p. [iii]-iv.
GUSN
150910
Call Number
Rare ND237.W48 G13 1831
Other People and Orgs
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Descriptive terms
Juvenile literature.
Painters United States Biography Juvenile literature.

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