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'The owl, the monkey and the cat' from volume "Mezzotintoes by Smith Vol III"

bound volume (dimensions 54 x 38 x 7 cms) inscr. on page t.r. hand-written in brown ink "60" PUB SMITH, John; (English; 1652-1743) Part of William Hunter's original bequest, this is one of three volumes which together contain 488 mezzotints, almost all made or published by John Smith. About two thirds are portraits of eminent late Stuart, early Hanoverian persons. The remaining third are subject p…