Lot 182: HARRISON & CO. (publisher).  Picturesque Views of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in England and Wales. By the most eminent British Artists. London: Harrison & Co., [n.d. but plates dated 1786-88]. Oblong 4to (225 x 280mm.). Engraved title with illustration of the publisher's shopfront, 100 engraved plates after Thomas Malton, Humphry Repton, William Watts and many others (title and plate of Brocket Hall quite heavily spotted, some mainly marginal spotting). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards (quite heavily rubbed). Provenance: John Harris (bookplate); Vernon Watney (ex-libris sticker and stamp on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Upcott xxxiv. Includes fine views of Chiswick House, Gunnersbury House, Hampton House, Hillingdon House, Osterley Park, Sion House, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham Meadows and Whitton Place.

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Description: HARRISON & CO. (publisher).  Picturesque Views of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in England and Wales. By the most eminent British Artists. London: Harrison & Co., [n.d. but plates dated 1786-88]. Oblong 4to (225 x 280mm.). Engraved title with illustration of the publisher's shopfront, 100 engraved plates after Thomas Malton, Humphry Repton, William Watts and many others (title and plate of Brocket Hall quite heavily spotted, some mainly marginal spotting). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards (quite heavily rubbed). Provenance: John Harris (bookplate); Vernon Watney (ex-libris sticker and stamp on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Upcott xxxiv. Includes fine views of Chiswick House, Gunnersbury House, Hampton House, Hillingdon House, Osterley Park, Sion House, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham Meadows and Whitton Place.
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