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Thomson, James, 1700-1748.

The seasons / by James Thomson ; adorned with a set of engravings, from original paintings ; together with an original life of the author, and a critical essay on The seasons by Robert Heron.

Additional Title(s):

Morison's edition of Thomson's Seasons

A new edition.
Perth [Scotland] : Printed by R. Morison Junior, for R. Morison and Son, Booksellers, MDCCXCIII [1793]
Physical Description:
6, lii, 250, 39 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3732 .S4 1793
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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With an added engraved title page : Morison's edition of Thomson's Seasons.
Morison of Perth issued three editions; a 12mo edition in 1790; the 4to edition of 1793 and a single volume 12mo edition in 1794. Robert Heron's critique and memoir of Thomson were included in the 1793 edition. Cf. Carnie.
English short title catalogue, T102386
Carnie, R.H. Publishing in Perth before 1807
BAC: British Art Center copy is extra-illustrated, with many of the extra illustrations printed in color (à la poupée). Bound in gilt-stamped red morocoo, with gilt edges and green watered silk endpapers.
Aquatints -- 1793.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1793.
Wood engravings -- 1793.
Steel engravings.
Stipple engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1793.
A la poupée prints.
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Heron, Robert, 1764-1807.
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, engraver.
Chesham, Francis, 1749-1806, engraver.
Fraser, J., engraver.
Kirkwood, A., engraver.
Nutter, William, 1754-1802, engraver.
Tomkins, Peltro William, 1759-1840, engraver.
Osborne, John, 1755-1795, engraver.
Pyet, D. B., engraver.
Tomkins, Peltro William, 1759-1840, engraver.
White, Charles, 1751-1825, engraver.
Catton, Charles, 1756-1819, ill.
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785, ill.
Conyers, Julia, fl. 1790-1800, ill.
Corbould, Richard, 1757-1831, ill.
Hamilton, William, 1751-1801, ill.
Kauffmann, Angelica, 1741-1807, ill.
Ramberg, Johann Heinrich, 1763-1840, ill.

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