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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-150910

Description

iv, 3-89 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 ill. ; 15 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Juvenile literature.
Painters United States Biography Juvenile literature.

Originator

Galt, John, 1779-1839.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Gallaudet, Edward, 1809-1847.

Publication

Boston : Leonard C. Bowles

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.

Call Number

Rare ND237.W48 G13 1831

Other People and Orgs

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820

Variant Title

Authentic memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West
Memoirs of the early life of Benjamin West
Life of West