GILPIN, William (1724-1804) [Works.] London: (vols.I-IX) for R.Blamire; (vol.X) for T.Cadell jun. & W.Davies, 1788-1798.

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GILPIN, William (1724-1804) [Works.] London: (vols.I-IX) for R.Blamire; (vol.X) for T.Cadell jun. & W.Davies, 1788-1798.

7 works in 10 volumes, 8° (220 x 139mm). Aquatint plates, the majority hand-tinted. Uniform contemporary tree calf gilt by Christian Kalthoeber, (spines rubbed and chipped, joints weak). Provenance: John Hopkins Dare (armorial bookplate). Various editions.

Comprising:
Vol.I An Essay on prints. 1792. 4th edition.
Vol.II & III Remarks on Forest Scenery... Illustrated by the scenes of the New-Forest. 1791. 32 plates. FIRST EDITION.
Vol.IV & V Observations, relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty... particularly the High-Lands of Scotland. 1789. 40 plates. Second edition.
Vol.VI Observations on the River Wye. 1789. 17 plates. Second edition.
Vol.VII & VIII Observations, relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty... particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland, and Westmorland. 1788. 30 plates. Second edition.
Vol.IX Three Essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape: to which is added a poem, on landscape painting. 1792. 7 plates. FIRST EDITION.
Vol.X Observations on the western parts of England. 1798. 18 plates. FIRST EDITION. (10)
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