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Coxe, William, 1747–1828

[Plates from William Coxe's Travels in Switzerland]

[London] : [Published as the Act directs by T. Cadell, London], [1794]
Physical Description:
[24] leaves ([1] folded) : all ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DQ22 .C694 1794+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 54
Aquatint engravings by Samuel Alken; after John "Warwick" Smith.
Map of Switzerland (Cadell, 1789) engraved by W. Palmer. Plan of the lakes of Thun & Brientz drawn by F. Baker.
Imprint information from plates.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary red half calf and brown boards.
A set of proof plates, without a title page, to illustrate the 1824 edition of Coxe's Travels in Switzerland (ESTC T133962).
Subject Terms:
Cadell, T. -- Publisher.
Switzerland -- Description and travel.
Switzerland -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- 1794.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1794.
Engravings -- 1794.
Smith, John, 1749-1831, ill.
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, engraver.
Palmer, W. (William), 1739-1812, engraver.
Coxe, William, 1747-1828. Travels in Switzerland.

  • Fall of the Rhine
  • Reichenau
  • Castle of Hapsburgh in Switzerland
  • Naefels
  • Pierre Pertuis
  • Hermitage near Soleure
  • Lucerne
  • Abbey of Engelberg
  • In the valley of Munster
  • Thun
  • Sion
  • Glacier of Bosson
  • The bouquetin
  • Full grown male nouquetin. Head of a male bouquetin
  • Geneva
  • Castle of Chillon
  • Ossuray of Morat
  • Berne
  • Lake of Como
  • Mont Splugen
  • St Giacomo
  • Via Mala
  • Castle of Retzuns
  • Lugano
  • The Alps as seen from Berne
  • Plan of Lakes of Thun & Brientz
  • Map of Switzerland.

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