GILPIN, William (1724-1804). [Works]. London: for R.Blamire [unless stated otherwise], 1786-1798.
7 works in 9 volumes, 8° (220 x 136mm.). Plates, maps. Uniform red straight-grained morocco gilt, g.e., by CHRISTIAN KALTHOEBER (with his pink or orange labels in all but one volume) (very slight scuffing to some extremities). Provenance: Brand family (armorial bookplate); A.D.Godley (loosely inserted manuscript note); William Paton Ker (presentation label to); Rosalind Wrong.
FIRST EDITIONS unless stated otherwise. Comprising:
a) Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty... on several parts of England; particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmorland. 1786. 2 volumes. 30 plates, maps and views, most tinted aquatints. Upcott I, p.124.
b) Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty... on several parts of Great Britain; particularly the High-lands of Scotland. 1789. 2 volumes. 40 plates, maps and views, most tinted aquatints.
c) Observations on the river Wye, and several parts of South Wales. 1789. 22 tinted aquatint views. Second edition. Upcott I,p.330.
d) Remarks on forest scenery and other woodland views... illustrated by the scenes of the New-Forest in Hampshire. 1791. 2 volumes. 32 plates, maps and views, most tinted aquatints. Cf.Upcott I,p.303.
e) An essay on prints. 1792. Fourth edition. Bound with:
f) Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape... 1792. 7 plates, most tinted aquatints.
g) Observations on the western parts of England. London: for T.Cadell and W.Davies, 1798. 18 tinted aquatint views. Upcott I,p.XXXVIII; Abbey Scenery 26. (9)