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Creator:
West, Thomas, -1779
Title(s):

A guide to the lakes in Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire ... / by the author of The antiquities of Furness ...

Edition:
The eleventh edition.
Published/Created:
Kendal : Printed for W. Pennington, and sold by J. Richardson ..., 1821.
Physical Description:
v, [3], 312 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., map (folded) ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670 L1 W46 1821
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Robert Havell & Son after I. [John?] Feary.
Map engraved by Cornelius Paas and N. Wolletern.
Printed by J. Kilner, Kendal.
Includes on p. 12 a description of the "landscape mirror", or Claude glass, with instructions on its usage: "The landscape mirror will also furnish much amusement in this tour. Where the objects are great and near, it removes them to a distance, and shows them in the soft colours of nature, and in the most regular perspective the eye can perceive, or science demonstrate."
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 193.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
Subject Terms:
Claude glasses.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1821.
Kilner, J. -- Printer.
Lake District (England) -- Description and travel.
Norcliffe, E. B. -- Bookplate, 1881.
Norcliffe, N. -- Bookplate.
Pennington, W. -- Publisher.
Richardson, J. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1821.
Contributors:
Feary, John, ill.
Wolletern, N., ill.
Havell, Robert, 1832- engraver.
Paas, Cornelius, 1741?-1806, engraver.
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