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Creator:
La Salle, Achille Étienne Gigault de, 1772-1855.
Title(s):

Select views in Sicily : accompanied by an historical and descriptive account / translated from the original published at Paris by Mr. J.F. D'Ostervald.

Published/Created:
London : Published by John Weale, 1825.
Physical Description:
[58] p., [36] leaves of plates : ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG863 .L37 1825+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
English version, abridged, of the Voyage pittoresque en Sicile (Paris, 1822-1826) with a selection of the views engraved in a small size by the same group of engravers, although not necessarily the same subjects as they did in the larger work. Cf. Abbey.
Aquatint engravings by Bennet, Theodore Fielding, Havell, Himmely, G. Reeve, Salathe, and T. Sutherland; after S. Birmann, Cassas, Catel, Cockerell, de Forbin, Frommel, James Hall, Huber, Michalon, and Count Pourtales-Gorgier.
Printed by J. Moyes, Bouverie Street, London.
Title of plates in French and English.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 264
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's (?) blue cloth, stamped in gilt: Sicily £7 "10.
Subject Terms:
Moyes, J. -- Printer.
Sicily (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel.
Weale, John -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Contributors:
Bennett, W. J. (William James), 1787-1844, engraver.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Havell, engraver.
Himely, Sigismund, 1801-1872, engraver.
Reeve, Richard Gilson, 1803-1889, engraver.
Salathé, Friedrich,, 1793-1858, engraver.
Sutherland, Thomas, ca. 1785-ca. 1825, engraver.
Birmann, Peter, 1758-1844, ill.
Cassas, Louis François, 1756-1827, ill.
Catel, Franz Ludwig, 1778-1856, ill.
Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863, ill.
Forbin, Comte de (Louis Nicolas Philippe Auguste), 1777-1841, ill.
Frommel, Carl Ludwig, 1789-1863, ill.
Hall, James, 1799 or 1800-1854, ill.
Huber, Johann Caspar, 1752-1827, ill.
Michallon, Achille-Etna, 1796-1822, ill.
Pourtalès-Gorgier, comte de, ill.
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