DANIELL (WILLIAM) A Voyage Round Great Britain, Undertaken in the Summer of the Year 1813, and Commencing From the Land's-End in Cornwall, by Richard Ayton, With a Series of Views Illustrative of the Character and Prominent Features of the Coast, 8 vol. in 4, FIRST EDITION, 1814-1825
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DANIELL (WILLIAM) A Voyage Round Great Britain, Undertaken in the Summer of the Year 1813, and Commencing From the Land's-End in Cornwall, by Richard Ayton, With a Series of Views Illustrative of the Character and Prominent Features of the Coast, 8 vol. in 4, FIRST EDITION, 1814-1825
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DANIELL (WILLIAM)
A Voyage Round Great Britain, Undertaken in the Summer of the Year 1813, and Commencing From the Land's-End in Cornwall, by Richard Ayton, With a Series of Views Illustrative of the Character and Prominent Features of the Coast, 8 vol. in 4, FIRST EDITION, 308 hand-coloured aquatint plates, with pale grey wash borders, aquatint dedication leaf, one additional engraved plate with tint wash in volume one, engraved folding map, occasional moderate spotting and offsetting, bookplates of Christopher Turnor (Stoke Rochford Library) and Hermann Marx, contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, g.e., extremities lightly rubbed [Abbey Scenery 16; Tooley 177], 4to (360 x 260mm.), Longman, 1814-1825

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  • A TALL COPY IN A HANDSOME BINDING. "A magnificent series of plates, almost all of equal quality. Valuable as a record and exquisite in its presentation. The most important colour plate book on British topography" (Tooley).
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