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Title:
[Selections from a new book of landskips].
Alternate Title(s):
New book of landskips
Published/Created:
[London] : [R. Sayer & J. Bennett], [1776]
Physical Description:
[16] leaves, [9] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process NC800 .S45 1776
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Attributed to Robert Sayer.
A made-up copy of six engraved plates comprising 3 views in outline by Fougeron; after O'Neil. One of the plates has the caption title "A new book of landskips" and imprint "Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett as the act directs 20 July 1776". Bound with: 5 additional plates from a drawing book and 3 leaves of amateur pencil drawings.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original boards.
Some illustrations mounted on leaves.
Subject Terms:
Drawing books -- Specimens -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape drawing -- 19th century -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape drawing, English -- Early works to 1800.
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1776.
Drawing books -- England -- London -- 1776.
Contributors:
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, attributed name.
Fougeron, Ignace, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
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