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A Tour To The Isle of Wight - in 2 vols
London G Kearsley 1796 - Illustrated with 80 views, draws and engraved in Aqua Tinta by Charles Tomkins* (lacks nearly all tissues and the two folding maps!) - first edition, dark green leather with floral gilt, lower edges gilt, hand made paper, marbeled endpapers, VI/186 p/IV/133 p/index without pag., gr. 8vo. Charles Tomkins*: Landschaftsmaler und Aquatintastecher, geboren um 1750 in London, Sohn des William Tomkins. Stach nach eigenen Vorlagen: "A Tour to the Isle of Wight", 1796 (80 Bl.); Review in Hyde Park (1799); Views of Reading Abbey (1791); Illustrations of Petrarch‘s Sonnets (1805). Lit.: Nagler, K├╝nstlerlexikon, 18 (1848). - Redgrave, Dict. of Art. etc., 1878. - Le Blanc, Man. de l‘amat. d‘est., 4 (1890). - Graves, Roy. Acad., 8 (1906). - Prideauz, Aquatint Engraving, o.J. (Quelle: Thieme, Becker, Vollmer. Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden K├╝nstler. Seemann, 2008). - Spine and coveredges minimal rubbed, exlibris (Robert Long) on inside cover, endpapers vol 1 and few picture titles minimal rubbed, some tables with small remains of the tissues, inside minimal foxed, in all very good condition. Sprache: EN [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: HESPERUS Buchhandlung & Antiquariat]
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