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1786 Observations To Picturesque Beauty Mountains Lakes Cumberland Gilpin 2 Vols
London: 1786. If viewing on a mobile device please view the "Item Description" under "About this Item" to see all images and description Louis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title Observations, Relative Chiefly To Picturesque Beauty, Made in the Year 1772, On several Parts of England; Particularly The Mountains, And Lakes Of Cumberland, And Westmoreland. __________ First Edition Two Volumes __________ Author William GILPIN ______________________ Year of Publication 1786 __________________________ Publisher London: Printed R Blamire. ______________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: R Blamire, Strand, 1786. 8vo (216 x 131 mm). Two volumes. Elegantly bound in contemporary tan calf, the boards decorated with a double straight line in gilt with gilt hashed lines to the board edges, gilt double lines to the spine between the compartments. Green morocco and gilt label to the second, green morocco and gilt label to the third, the remaining compartments decorated with a gilt sun-burst centre tool, marbled endpapers with a bookplate to each volume of Mary Rose Fitzgibbon. Repaired at some point in the past to the hinges. Volume I - pp. title, xxxi, [I (blank)], xvi, 230, 15 aquatint plates, including 2 maps with watercolour wash; Volume II - pp. title, 268, xvi, 15 aquatint plates, including 1 map with a watercolour wash. Offsetting from the plates to the opposite pages but overall a bright, clean set. First edition. Plates collated and complete accord … [Click Below for Full Description]
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