11 - 13 July 2000
HARRAL, Thomas. Picturesque Views of the Severn, London: G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1824.
2 volumes. 4° (290 x 225mm). Half titles, 52 hand-coloured lithographic plates by Samuel Ireland. (Occasional light spotting and marginal browning). Contemporary maroon straight-grained morocco, spines gilt in compartments, covers with gilt-ruled and roll-tool borders (lightly rubbed), top edges gilt. Provenance: Sir Francis Danson (armorial bookplate). Abbey Scenery 429; together with 3 other works on the rivers Thames and Medway in 7 volumes including Charles MacKay's The Thames and its Tributaries (London, 1840, 3 vols., EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED), bound in blue morocco gilt, and Samuel Ireland, Picturesque Views on the River Medway (London, 1793, extra-illustrated). (9)
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