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Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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Lear, Edward
TWO VOLUMES OF JOURNALS OF A LANDSCAPE PAINTER, COMPRISING:
Journal of a Landscape Painter in Southern Calabria. Richard Bentley, 1852. large 8vo, 20 tinted plates and 2 maps, contemporary calf, spine gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, inscription on front free endpaper, some spotting to preliminaries, boards worn, rubbed

Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica. John Bush, 1870. large 8vo, frontispiece map and 40 plates, russet cloth with later morocco spine, brown endpapers, spotting throughout, boards lightly soiled, bumped


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Lear was a prolific writer and landscape paper. He travelled extensively through Italy, Greece, Albania, Palestine and Egypt, writing and sketching throughout his tours. His Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica here contributed to the rise in Victorian tourism to the island.

“…the excessively rich foliage which is the characteristic clothing of the all the hills. This ‘maquis’ or robe of green covering every part of the landscape except the farthest snowy heights, is beyond description lovely…”

Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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