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Lawson, John Parker, -1852

Scotland delineated : a series of views of the principal cities and towns, particularly of Edinburgh and its environs : of the cathedrals, abbeys, and other monastic remains : the castles and baronial mansions : the mountains and rivers, sea-coast : and other grand picturesque scenery : from drawings made expressly by Sir William Allan, F.R.S.A., Clarkson Stanfield, R.A., George Cattermole, W.L. Leitch, Thomas Creswick, A.R.A., David Roberts, R.A., J.D. Harding, Joseph Nash, Horatio Macculloch, R.S.A., J.M.W. Turner, R.A., D.O. Hill, R.A., W. Simpson, &c. &c. : accompanied by copious letterpress, comprising histories of the city and Castle of Edinburgh, and Palace of Holyrood : with historical and antiquarian notices, interspersed with curious and original anecdotes of the principal scenes and events illustrated thoughout the work / by John Parker Lawson, M.A.

London : Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen ; Glasgow : R. Griffin and Co., [1858]
Physical Description:
[6], 285 pages, [71] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 34 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA865 .L39 1858+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithography by T. Picken.
With an added engraved title page.
BAC DA865 .L39 1858+: In two volumes. Bound in contemporary (publisher's original?) red half leather with green watered-silk covered boards; with the gilt-stamped arms of Charles II on the front cover. Volume 2 lacks letterpress title page. Bookplate: James Frothingham Hunnewell.
Subject Terms:
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Description and travel.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham -- Bookplate.
Landscapes -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.
Scotland -- Pictorial works.
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Allan, William, 1782-1850, illustrator.
Cattermole, George, 1800-1868, illustrator.
Creswick, Thomas, 1811-1869, illustrator.
Harding, James Duffield, 1798-1863, illustrator.
Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870, illustrator.
Leitch, William Leighton, 1804-1883, illustrator.
Macculloch, Horatio, 1805-1867, illustrator.
Nash, Joseph, 1809-1878, illustrator.
Roberts, David, 1796-1864, illustrator.
Simpson, William, 1823-1899, illustrator.
Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867, illustrator.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, illustrator.
Picken, Thomas, -1870, engraver.
Day & Son, publisher.
R. Griffin and Co., publisher.

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