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Creator:
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, ill.
Title(s):

A picturesque tour of the English lakes : containing a description of the most romantic scenery of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire with accounts of antient and modern manners and customs, and elucidations of the history and antiquities of that part of the country, &c., &c. : illustrated with forty-eight coloured views / drawn by Messrs. T.H. Fielding and J. Walton during a two years' residence among the lakes.

Additional Title(s):

Tour of the English lakes

English lakes

Published/Created:
London : Printed for R. Ackermann 101, Strand, MDCCCXXI [1821]
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 288 p., [49] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 56 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 56 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Half title: Tour of the English lakes.
Spine title, on publisher's printed label: English lakes, illustrated with forty-nine coloured plates.
Preface signed: R. Ackermann.
Some of the plates also after drawings by William Westall.
Printed by William Clowes, Northumberland-court.
Title page is engraved, with vignette.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 219
Includes index.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 192
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Large paper copy. Bound in original paper-covered boards, with publisher's printed spine label. Copy 2 is a smaller issue (29 cm). Bound in original paper-covered boards, with publisher's printed spine label. Has bound with it: Prospectus, The history of Johnny Quae Genus, the little foundling of the late Doctor Syntax ([London] : [Rudolph Ackermann], [1821]).
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Lake District (England) -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1821
Contributors:
Walton, J., ill.
Westall, William, 1781-1850, ill.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
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