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Creator:
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856.
Title(s):

The scenery of the rivers Tamar and Tavy : in forty-seven subjects, exhibiting the most interesting views on their banks : from the source of the termination of each : including a view of the breakwater at Plymouth / drawn and engraved by F.C. Lewis.

Additional Title(s):

Scenery of the River Tamar, and the River Tavy.

Published/Created:
London : Published by John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill : 1823.
Physical Description:
[4] p., 21, 17 leaves of plates : ill. ; 40 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 98 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 98 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added engraved title page: Scenery of the River Tamar, and the River Tavy ...
The first section, on the River Tamar, includes an engraved dedication leaf (to the Duke of Bedford) and a total of 24 views on 20 leaves of plates.
The second section, on the River Tavy, includes an engraved dedication leaf (to the Marquis of Tavistock) and a total of 23 views on 17 leaves of plates.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 120
List of subscribers: p. [3].
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Has hand-colored etchings. Bound in original grey paper boards, with publisher's printed title label. Copy 2 is similarly bound (without spine lalbel), with uncolored etchings. Etchings printed on India paper. Includes publisher's addendum tipped in at front, which includes a note on the price: "The price of the work is unavoidably raised from £2 4s. to £2 10s. on the account of the plates requiring to be printed on India paper."
Subject Terms:
Arch, John and Arthur -- Publisher.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1823.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1823.
Rivers -- England -- Pictorial works.
Tamar River (England) -- Pictorial works.
Tavy River (England) -- Pictorial works.
Triphook, R. -- Publisher.
West Country (England) -- Pictorial works.
Contributors:
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, ill.
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