[VAN Dyck]. CARPENTER, William Hookham. Pictorial Notices: Consisting Of A Memoir of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, With A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Etchings Executed By Him: James Carpenter, 1844.
4to. (273 x 215 mm). Bound in mid twentieth-century library cloth; pp. viii, 197, , 2pp., adverts; 2 etched portraits including frontispiece, pp. facsimile of a letter; bumped to head and foot of spine, small label to top left corner of upper board, library stamps to prelim and title page, very good.
First edition. This book was Carpenter's attempt to fill gaps left by previous critics of Van Dyck, who had largely neglected the artist's etchings. It became the standard work on the subject.