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Ireland, Samuel, -1800, author, illustrator.

Picturesque views on the River Wye : from its source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its junction with the Severn below Chepstow : with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art, in its vicinity / by Samuel Ireland ...

London : Published by R. Faulder, New Bond Street; and T. Egerton, Whitehall, 1797
Physical Description:
xii, 159, [1] pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, portrait ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670 W97 I73 1797
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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The plates are aquatints, printed in sepia, except for the portrait of John Kyrle (a line engraving).
Includes woodcut tail-pieces.
Last page is blank.
English short title catalogue, N34299
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 544
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, page 271
The frontispiece is a map of the "Course of the River Wye from its source to its junction with the Severn below Chepstow."
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary tree calf. Bookplate: James Shuter.
Subject Terms:
Castles -- Great Britain.
Chepstow Castle (Chepstow, Wales)
Kyrle, John, 1637-1724.
Shuter, James -- Bookplate.
Wye, River (Wales and England) -- Description and travel.
Wye, River, Valley (Wales and England) -- Description and travel.
Faulder, Robert, 1747 or 1748-1815, publisher.
Egerton, Thomas (Bookseller), publisher.

  • Plates (from list on pages xi-xii): Source of the Wye, Plinlimmon Hill
  • Nanerth Rocks
  • Rhaidr-Gwy
  • Builth
  • Market at Aberystwith
  • Glasebury Bridge, &c.
  • Hay, Brecknockshire
  • Hay, castle
  • Clifford Castle
  • Bradwardine, Herefordshire
  • Hereford
  • Ross from Ashwood
  • Market house, &c. Ross
  • Portrait of John Kyrle
  • Wilton Castle
  • Goodrich Castle
  • Simmond's Rock, &c.
  • Monmouth, from Hadnock
  • Monnow Bridge
  • Remains of Monmouth Castle, &c.
  • Monmouth Priory
  • Monmouth, from a neighbouring hill
  • Rhaglan Castle
  • St. Briavals'
  • Llandogar
  • Tintern Abbey
  • Interior of ditto
  • Chepstow Castle and bridge
  • Chepstow, &c. from Persfield
  • Chepstow Castle, from below the bridge
  • Red Rocks.

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