(CALLOT, Jacques). GREEN, John Hippisley. ~ A Catalogue And Description Of The Whole Of The Works Of The Celebrated Jacques Callot; Consisting Of 1450 Pieces, Including those attributed to him, and after him. To Which Is Added, A List Of The Best Pieces Of This Master, For The Use Of Those Who would make a Select Collection of his Works. With A Brief Sketch Of His Life. Translated from the Manuscript of a French Amateur, carefully compared with the Set in the Cabinet of the late King Of France; Callot's own Set, in the Possession of M. Silvestre, of Versailles; and many other Collections, in which are many Uniques, and curious Variations. London: Printed by J. Barfield.. For J.H. Green, Book and Print Dealer, Wells-Street, Oxford-Street. Sold also by Clark, New Bond-Street; A. Molteno, Pall-Mall; S. Harding, ditto; Dodd, Tavistock-Street; Richardson, Strand; Floyer, ditto; Manson, Gerrard-Street, Soho; Reynolds, Oxford-Street; Symonds, Paternoster-Row, &c. 1804.
12mo (155 × 88 mm), pp. xx, 51, , 4 (adverts), etched frontispiece, printed portion of etched wrapper cut down and mounted on endpaper. Green half morocco, c. 1900, spine lettered in gilt. Rubbed. Bookplate and inkstamp (to verso of front free endpaper) of Peter Streuli. A good copy.
First edition. Green traded in Wells Street (off Oxford Street) as a bookseller, printseller and publisher of prints c. 1801-18, also trading as a boot dealer (according to the BBTI). The adverts list Green’s publication, The Complete Aquatinter, as well as several prints, etching and engraving tools as well as ‘Drawing taught at Home and Abroad’.