OBSERVATIONS, Relative Chiefly to Picturescue Beauty Made in the Year 1772, on several Parts of England; Particularly the Mountains & Lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland.
A lovely copy of the 2nd edition from the library of Joseph Eglin with his armorial bookplate to both volumes and autograph to the half titles. In original marbled boards skillfully re-backed to make a very tight sound attractive set Cr 8vo.[9½"x6"] xxxii.+xiv+xvi + 238,268. Thirty plates mainly sepia aquatints of landscape & livestock [with the inevitable offsetting] and including three maps.
Author GILPIN, William.[1724-1804]
Binding Gilt tooled half calf with original marbled boards and matching endpapers.
Publisher London. R Blamire 1788