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Creator:
West, Thomas, d. 1779.
Title:
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 Information
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, 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, d. 1832, engraver.
Paas, Cornelius, 1741?-1806, engraver.
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