book of prints
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"Virtue's Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain: in a series of Views, by the most Approved Artists, taken expressly for his Work, Mess.rs G. Shepherd, H. Gastineau, &c &c. Comprising the Principal Cities & Towns, Public Edifices & Dock Yards, Seats of the Nobility and Gentry; Hospital, Churches, Castellated & Monastic Ruins, Accompanied by Historical & Biographical Notices" (London: Geo. Virtue) 1828, including: a title-page showing a vignette entitled 'Canterbury, from Harble Down' and 62 plates, each presenting two views engraved by various artists; bound together with "Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, &c. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and other Picturesque Scenery Accompanied with Historical Descriptions of the Mansions, Lists of Pictures, Statues, &c. and Genealogical Sketches of the Families and their Possessors; forming part of the general series of Jones' Great Britain Illustrated' (London: Jones & Co) 1829, including a title-page showing a vignette entitled 'Kinfauns Castle, Perthshire' and 47 plates, each presenting two views engraved by various artists. Bound in leather with gilt-tooled border.
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Height: 280 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
Width: 215 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
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- Both copies present plates only, no text.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Virtue's Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain
Associated Title: Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, &c. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and other Picturesque Scenery
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