1794 Gilpin River Wye Picturesque Essay on Prints Illustrated Three Essays

GILPIN, William

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William Gilpin was an English artist, Anglican cleric, schoolmaster and author. He was most notable as one of the originators of the concept of the picturesque, a set of rules for depicting nature. This notion would be expounded upon and expanded by other contemporary philosophers.

 

Three great works bound together from William Gilpin:

  • Observations on the River Wye
  • An Essay on Prints
  • Three Essays

Two of the three works contain full-page engraved plates throughout!

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1794 Gilpin River Wye Picturesque Essay on Prints Illustrated Three Essays

 

William Gilpin was an English artist, Anglican cleric, schoolmaster and author. He was most notable as one of the originators of the concept of the picturesque, a set of rules for depicting nature. This notion would be expounded upon and expanded by other contemporary philosophers.

 

Three great works bound together from William Gilpin:

  • Observations on the River Wye
  • An Essay on Prints
  • Three Essays

Two of the three works contain full-page engraved plates throughout!

 

Item number: #1934

Price: $499

 

GILPIN, William

 

Observations on the River Wye : and several parts of south Wales, &c., relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the summer of 1770

 

London : Printed by A. Strahan, Printers Street, for T. Cadell Junior and W. Davies, Strand, 1794-1800

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages; 3 works in 1:
    • Observations River Wye
      • [xvi], 154; 16 plates
    • Essay on Prints
      • [xiii], [1], 187, [1]
      • London, A. Strahan, for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. Fifth Edition.
    • Three essays : on picturesque beauty ; on picturesque travel ; and on sketching landscape: to which is added a poem, on landscape painting. Second edition
      • [viii], 143, [iii], [2]; 7 plates
      • London : Printed for R. Blamire, 1794.
    • 23 color plates throughout
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 5.75in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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1934

Categories

Natural History

European History

Authors

GILPIN, William

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete