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Early 19th-cent. transcript of William Gilpin, Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 179

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Early 19th-cent. transcript of William Gilpin, Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape (London, 1792). Verse in Crum.

(fols. 323-85 are blank)

Dates

  • c. 1792

Extent

385 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 179, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. e. 179

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17623

Overview

Early 19th-cent. transcript of William Gilpin, Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape

Biographical / Historical

William Gilpin (1724-1804) was a clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from R. W. Chapman, 1927.

Physical Facet

Reversed calf spine, marbled boards, labelled '1155'
Title
Early 19th-cent. transcript of William Gilpin, 'Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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