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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    IRELAND, Samuel (d. 1800). Picturesque Views, on the River Medway, from the Nore to the Vicinity of its Source in Sussex. London: T. and J. Egerton, 1793. Half title, map, additional hand-coloured allegorical aquatint title and 28 plates, illustrations. Abbey Scenery 428.

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    IRELAND, Samuel (d. 1800). Picturesque Views, on the River Medway, from the Nore to the Vicinity of its Source in Sussex. London: T. and J. Egerton, 1793. Half title, map, additional hand-coloured allegorical aquatint title and 28 plates, illustrations. Abbey Scenery 428.

    Picturesque Views on the Upper, or Warwickshire, Avon. London: R Faulder and T. Egerton, 1795. Half title, map, additional hand-coloured allegorical title and 31 plates including 2 portraits, illustrations (a few spots). Abbey Scenery 427.

    A Picturesque Tour through Holland, Brabant, and Part of France ... The Second Edition. London: T. Egerton (and others), 1796. 2 volumes, half titles, 2 additional titles with hand-coloured aquatint illustrations, 46 hand-coloured aquatint plates and 2 hand-coloured engraved plates, illustrations (one plate inset in vol. I, ink stains to one text leaf in the same vol., some light spotting to a few text leaves in vol. II). Abbey Travel 184 (citing first edition of 1790).

    Picturesque Views on the River Wye. London: R. Faulder and T. Egerton, 1797. Half title, map, errata slip, 31 hand-coloured aquatint plates including a portrait, illustrations. Abbey Scenery 544.

    Picturesque Views, with an Historical Account of the Inns of Court in London and Westminster. London: C. Clarke, R. Faulder and T. Egerton, 1800. Half title, 21 hand-coloured aquatint plates, illustrations. Abbey Scenery 207.

    Picturesque Views on the River Thames. London: C. Clarke and T. Egerton, 1801. 2 volumes, half titles, 2 additional hand-coloured aquatint titles, 2 maps and 52 plates, illustrations (one plate inset, some light spotting to a few text leaves in the second vol.). Abbey Scenery 430 (citing 1792 edition).

    Together 6 works in 8 volumes, small 4° (233 x 168mm)., uniformly bound in fine 19th-century polished calf gilt by Bartlett & Co, Boston [Lincs], spines gilt in compartments with green morocco lettering-pieces, top edges gilt, others uncut (extremities very lightly rubbed, some light scratching to covers). Large Paper copies. Provenance: JOYCE CARY (labels).

    A FINE AND COMPLETE SET OF IRELAND'S SERIES OF PICTURESQUE VIEWS IN AN ATTRACTIVE UNIFORM BINDING. (8)


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    Please note this lot does not include Harral & Ireland's Picturesque View of the Severn (2 vols) published in 1824. Abbey Scenery 429.