Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in Aquatint and Lithography, 1770-1860; Life in England in Aquatint and Lithography, 1770-1860; Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, 1770-1860 (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) . . . from the Library of J. R. Abbey, a Bibliographical Catalogue
Place Published: London
Publisher: Privately printed at the Curwen Press
Date Published: 1952; 1953; 1956
Edition: First editions
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 20850
Complete in 4 volumes. xx, 399; xxi, 427; xiii, 299; xiv, 301-675 pp., all volumes profusely illustrated; large quartos, original gray cloth with leather spine labels. First 2 volumes with moderate soiling and scuffing to covers, a few pencil notes to margins, else very good to fine. Publisher's prospectus laid in.
Essential reference to English color plate books with some nearly 2000 books described in great detail and illustrated with many reproductions from title pages, plates, etc. First volumes limited to 500 copies, this #217; second vol. #78/400, last volumes #6/400.