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Observations, ... 1772, on several parts of England; particularly the mountains, and lakes of Cumberland, and Westmoreland (2 vols., London, 1786): 'A tour through England; more particularly the mountainous parts of Cumberland, and Westmorland: with a view chiefly to illustrate the principles of picturesque beauty in landscape', volume 8, c. 1772

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 488/8

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Volume 8 of 'A tour through England; more particularly the mountainous parts of Cumberland, and Westmorland: with a view chiefly to illustrate the principles of picturesque beauty in landscape', a fair but not final copy of the text.

Illustrated with many sketch maps and panoramas by Gilpin, and pen and wash drawings by him, Sawrey Gilpin and J. W. Smith, with a few by N. T. Dall (fol. 312v) and William Marlow (fols. 602v, 603v). Each volume has an index not included in the foliation.

Dates

  • c. 1772

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. e. 488/8

Custodial History

Owned by J. R. Abbey (bookplate).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Paul Mellon, 1963.

Physical Facet

Reversed calf, blind-stamped 'WG' in centre of each cover, rebacked

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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