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Title(s):

The lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland &c.

Published/Created:
[London : Published as the Act directs ... by W. Clarke New Bond Street, London, 1795]
Physical Description:
[16] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.L1 A454 1795+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Notes:
Title from publisher's (?) cover title stamped in gilt.
Aquatint engravings by Samuel Alken and C. Apostool (15 plates by Alken, 1 by Apostool); after John Smith, John Emes, and John Laporte
Imprint from plates: Published as the Act directs May 1, 1795, [dates vary, from April 1, 1794 to May 1, 1795] by W. Clarke, New Bond Street, London.
Paper is watermarked (Whatman) 1794.
"These are the plates advertised in the fifth edition (1793) and subsequent editions of West's Guide as 'of a proper size to bind with the Guide', and are frequently found bound in copies of the Guide."--Bicknell.
Bicknell, P. Picturesque scenery of the Lake District, 31
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in green publisher's (?) boards. Title in gilt on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Clarke, W. -- Publisher.
Cumberland (England) -- Pictorial works.
Lake District (England) -- Pictorial works.
Lakes -- England -- Pictorial works.
West, Thomas, d. 1779. Guide to the lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire.
Westmorland (England) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1795.
Contributors:
Apostool, Cornelis, 1762-1844, engraver.
Smith, John, 1749-1831, ill.
Emes, John, 1762-1808, ill.
Laporte, John, 1761-1839, ill.
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