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Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750–1831

Select views in Great Britain / engrav'd by S. Middiman ; from pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists ; with descriptions.

Additional Title(s):

Collection of select views in Great Britain

London : Published by S. Middiman, No. 3, Grafton Street, Tottenham Court Road, [1784-1792]
Physical Description:
[112] p., 49 leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 x 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA625.M627 S45 1784+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally issued in parts. Parts bear printed cover title: Number I[-XII] of A collection of select views in Great Britain, from original drawings and pictures ... Published ... by S. Middiman ... and sold by W. Watts, Kemp's Row, Ranelagh Walk, Chelsea. This publication will be comprised in twenty-five numbers; one number to be published every three months, price five shillings.
Middiman's engravings after paintings by George Barret, James Barret, Edward Edwards, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, Thomas Malton, William Marlow, C. M. Metz, William Payne, R. Phillips, Frederick Ponsonby, Cordall Powell, Thomas Smith, James Wathen, and Francis Wheatley.
Publication date derived from plates, dated from 1784-1792.
Each plate is accompanied by a leaf of descriptive text, in English on the recto and in French on the verso.
Title page is engraved.
Not in ESTC.
Upcott, W. English topography, p. xxxiv
BAC: British Art Center copy in original parts, with printed wrappers; consists of parts 1 and 2 (plates 1-8) only. Part 1 includes the engraved title page for the entire set, and has bound with it the prospectus for the present title (cataloged separately)
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1784-1792.
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Middiman, Samuel, ca. 1750-1831 -- Publisher.
Watts, W. -- Bookseller.
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831, publisher.
Watts, William, 1752-1851, bookseller.
Barret, George, 1732-1784, ill.
Barret, James, active 1785-1819, ill.
Edwards, Edward, 1738-1806, ill.
Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus, 1733-1794, ill.
Malton, Thomas, 1748-1804, ill.
Marlow, William, 1740-1813, ill.
Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, ill.
Michell, M., ill.
Payne, William, active 1776-1809, ill.
Phillips, R., ill.
Ponsonby, Frederick, 3rd Earl of Bessborough, 1758-1844, ill.
Powell, Cordall, ill.
Smith, Thomas, -1767, ill.
Wathen, James, ill.
Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801, ill.

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