October 27, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 97: Gilpin (William) - Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty,(46 views)
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Description: made in the year 1772, on several parts of England; particularly the mountains, and lakes of Cumberland, and Westmoreland , 2 vol., 28 aquatint plates only (of 30), including 3 maps, bookplate to front pastedown of vol. 1, [Abbey Scenery 183], 1786; Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1776 particularly the high-lands of Scotland, 2 vol., 37 aquatint plates only (of 40), 1789, first editions, contemporary ink inscriptions to front free endpapers, occasional light offsetting, contemporary tan speckled calf, tooled in gilt, an attractive set, 8vo (4)
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