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Observations on the River Wye, and serveral parts of South Wales, &c. Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made In the Summer of the Year 1770

GILPIN William 1724-1804

  • Publisher: R Blamire
  • Published: 1789 , London; in the Strand.
  • Condition: very good
London; in the Strand.: R Blamire, 1789 VG+, 2nd ed, 1789, 17 pls. In long grain green morocco, decorative gilt edge tooling, Spine, faded, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles, edges rubbed. Internally, [3], (iv-xvi), [1], 2-152 pp, 17 pls (oval sepia aquatints), gilt tooling to board edges & turn-ins, red marbled endpapers, a.e.g., armorial bookplate to fpd (Lord Gray), both pls & txt leaves watermarked J Whatman, but no dates. A lovely copy, very clean, first published in 1782. (231*185 mm). (ESTC T149236. Anderson 341). Gilpin, writer on art and headmaster, illustrated many other titles. ODNB.

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