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Title:
Twelve views of cities [graphic] = Douze vües de villes.
Alternate Title(s):
Douze vües de villes
Published/Created:
[London] : Printed for Carington Bowles, map & printseller, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London, [between 1771 and 1785]
Physical Description:
12 prints : engravings ; plate marks 18 x 28 cm, on sheets 23 x 35 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 39
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Title from top margin of print 1.
"Book 9" of 31 sets of prints published by Carington Bowles, 1771-1785. A contemporary advertisement for the series notes: "Various sets, or books, of beautiful and entertaining prints, on half sheets of fine demy paper; containing 12 prints in each. Price 3s. plain, or 8s. each book, finely coloured. Printed for and sold by the proprietor Carington Bowles, at his map and print warehouse, no. 69, St. Paul's Church Yard, London."
Each print has parallel titles in English and French.
Bowles, C. Carington Bowles's new and enlarged catalogue of useful and accurate maps, charts, and plans. London, 1784, page 135
BAC: British Art Center copy unbound, in contemporary (?) brown paper wrappers. Uncolored. Housed with the 30 other sets of prints in this series. With the printed advertisement (1 sheet) listing the 31 sets.
Contents:
1. A view of Rotterdam and the River Muese, with variety of shipping = Vüe de Rotterdam et de la Meuse, avec divers vaisseaux -- 2. A general view of the city of Amsterdam, from the Tye = Vüe generale de la ville d'Amsterdam, du Coté du Tye -- 3. A general view of the city of Madrid, the capital of kingdom of Spain = Vüe generale de Madrid Ville capitale du Roicaume d'Espagne -- 4. A general view of the city of Constantinople = Vüe generale de la ville de Constantinople -- 5. A general view of the city of Paris, taken from an eminence in the village of Chaillot = Vüe generale de la ville de Paris, de la auteur du village du Chaillot -- 6. A general view of the city of Venice = Vüe generale de la ville de Venice -- 7. A general view of the city and fortification of Malta = Vüe generale de la ville et des fortification de Malta -- 8. A general view of the city of Naples = Vüe generale de la ville de Naples -- 9. A general view of the city of Lisbon = Vüe generale de la ville de Lisbon -- 10. A general view of the city of Dantzick = Vüe generale de la ville de Dantzick -- 11. A general view of the city of Florence, from the convent of Capuchins at Montuge = Vüe generale de la ville de Florence, du convent des Capucins à Montugi -- 12. A general view of the city of London, taken from the Bowling Green at Islington = Vüe generale de la ville de Londres, du Boulin Grin à Islington.
Subject Terms:
Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Pictorial works.
Cities and towns -- Europe -- Pictorial works.
Florence (Italy) -- Pictorial works.
Gdańsk (Poland) -- Pictorial works.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Pictorial works.
Lisbon (Portugal) -- Pictorial works.
London (England) -- Pictorial works.
Madrid (Spain) -- Pictorial works.
Malta -- Pictorial works.
Naples (Italy) -- Pictorial works.
Paris (France) -- Pictorial works.
Rivers -- Europe -- Pictorial works.
Rotterdam (Netherlands) -- Pictorial works.
Venice (Italy) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1771-1785.
Contributors:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, publisher.
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