File Name Gilpin1786
Call Number DA 670 C9 G4
Title Observations, Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made in the Year 1772, on Several Parts of England; Particularly the Mountains, and Lakes of Cumberland, and Westmoreland. [Vol. I/II]. By William Gilpin, M. A. Prebendary of Salisbury; and Vicar of Boldre, in New-Forest, near Lymington.
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Dedication To the Queen (i-iii)
Imprint London; Printed for R. Blamire, Strand. 1786.
Edition 1
Publication Date 1786
Volumes 2
Pages 561
Copies 1
SFU Catalogue Original Bibliography 2 v. : ill. 15 x 23 cm. Calf, marbled endpapers.
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Bibliographic Notes 2 v. : ill (kg) | It is the first Lake District book to be illustrated with aquatints (original biblio). Marbled endpapers. Spine has some damage. Title on spine is "Gilpin's Tour." Writing in pencil inside front cover. SFU's copy has the Table of Contents immediately following the preface in Volume I, but the Explanation of the Prints and Errata at the end of Volume II. Bicknell explains that the placing of these varies in different copies (43).
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Format Octavo
Plate Count 30
Map Count 0
Illustrations None
Photographs None
Tables No
Binding Colour green
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