Loutherbourg, Philip James De
'THE ROMANTIC AND THE PICTURESQUE SCENERY OF ENGLAND AND WALES, FROM DRAWINGS MADE EXPRESSLY FOR THIS UNDERTAKING'. LONDON: ROBERT BOWYER, 1805
Folio (12 3/8 x 18 1/4 in.; 455 x 322 mm). Title and text in English and French, 18 hand-colored aquatint plates after Loutherbourg, engraved by William Pickett and coloured by John Clark; minor foxing to preliminary leaves, owner's signature to title-page. Half green morocco over textured green cloth, gilt dentelle decoration to inner edges of morocco, spine with raised bands in six compartments, title and text gilt in second, others with decorative leaf in blindstamp, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; some fading to upper board, corners bumped, head and foot of spine rubbed with some loss.
William B. Bede (bookplate to front pastedown)
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