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Havell, William
[A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF THE RIVER THAMES. LONDON: ROBERT HAVELL, 1818]
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Havell, William
[A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF THE RIVER THAMES. LONDON: ROBERT HAVELL, 1818]
Estimate
10,00015,000
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Havell, William
[A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF THE RIVER THAMES. LONDON: ROBERT HAVELL, 1818]
Second edition, large folio (580 x 445mm.), 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Robert Havell after William Havell, each with black ruled border at the edge of the image and a buff wash border, on thin card, all on guards, fine antique-style dark blue straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges, [Abbey Scenery 433; Bobins II:660; cf. Tooley (1954) 255], lacking title-page
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A handsome copy of this important series of Thames views. The publication of the present work marked the start of a long series of important  publications by Robert Havell that were to culminate with his work on Audubon's Birds of America. Abbey and Bobins record only this edition, the second (the first was issued in 1812).

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