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Creator:
Fisher, Jonathan, -1809, artist, engraver.
Title(s):

Scenery of Ireland : illustrated in a series of prints of select views, castles and abbies / drawn and engraved in aquatinta by Jonathan Fisher ; volume the first containing sixty prints with a letter press description to each.

Published/Created:
London : Published by J. Debrett Piccadilly for the author, no. 39, Great Ship Street, Dublin, 1795.
Physical Description:
[1], page iv, [112], 6 pages, LX leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 x 37 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 25 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 25 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Issued between January 1792 and January 1795 in eight parts. A second volume was contemplated, but never issued."--Abbey.
The title page is engraved.
Some of the plates were issued in Dublin.
With a list of subscribers.
English short title catalogue, T95658
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 452
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in 20th century brown half calf and tan boards. Letterpress title page dated 1792 (with indication "Number I") bound in before first plate. Has bound with it: A description of the lake of Killarney / Jonathan Fisher. Dublin : J. Chambers, 1796.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf. Bookplate of Lord Water Fitz Gerald. Binder's label: Bound by Dillon, Chelsea.
Subject Terms:
Abbeys -- Ireland -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Ireland -- Early works to 1800.
Castles -- Ireland -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Dillon, -- Bookbinder.
Fitz Gerald, Walter, Lord -- Bookplate.
Ireland -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1795.
Viewbooks -- Ireland -- 1795.
Contributors:
Debrett, John, -1822, publisher.
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