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Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775–1851
Turner's rivers of France : the Loire.
Additional Title(s):
Rivers of France
London : Published by J. McCormick, 147 Strand [between 1850 and 1859?]
Physical Description:
[120] pages, [61] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC27 .R58 1850
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The title page is engraved.
With an added engraved title page bound at end: The rivers of France / from drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. London: Pub. for the proprietor by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, Paternoster Row, 1837,
Originally published in the series, Turner's annual tours, in three separate volumes, with titles: Wanderings by the Loire. 1833 (21 plates); Wanderings by the Seine. 1834 (20 plates); Wanderings by the Seine from Rouen to the source. 1835 (20 plates).
BAC DC27 .R58 1850: Bound in brown half roan, with marbled boards. Includes four additional engravings, loosely inserted. With an unidentified armorial bookplate.
Comprises 61 views of the Loire and Seine, by various engravers after J.M.W. Turner, with descriptive text in English by Leitch Ritchie, and French translation. Also published with title: Liber fluviorum, or, River scenery of France. London, H. G. Bohn, 1853.
Subject Terms:
France -- Description and travel.
Loire River Valley (France) -- Pictorial works.
Rivers -- France.
Seine River Valley (France) -- Pictorial works.
Steel engravings.
Ritchie, Leitch, 1800?-1865, author.
Allen, James Baylis, 1803-1876, engraver.
Armytage, James Charles, 1802-1897, engraver.
Brandard, Robert, 1805-1862, engraver.
Cousen, John, 1804-1880, engraver.
Fisher, Samuel, active 1830-1855, engraver.
Higham, Thomas, 1796-1844, engraver.
Jeavons, Thomas, -1867, engraver.
Miller, William, 1796-1882, engraver.
Radclyffe, William, 1783-1855, engraver.
Smith, John, 1798-1839, engraver.
Smith, William Raymond (Engraver), engraver.
Wallis, Robert, 1794-1878, engraver.
Willmore, James Tibbetts, 1800-1863, engraver.

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