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Creator:
Schetky, John Christian, 1778-1874.
Title:
Illustrations of Walter Scott's Lay of the last minstrel : consisting of twelve views on the rivers Bothwick, Ettrick, Yarrow, Tiviot, and Tweed / engraved by James Heath, R. A., from designs taken on the spot by John C. Schetky, of Oxford ; with anecdotes and descriptions.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808.
Physical Description:
[7], 64, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA880.B72 S34 1808+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Text revised and corrected by Sir Walter Scott.
Steel engravings by James Heath; after John Christian Schetky.
"The title and vignette printed by J. M'Creery. The other part of the work by J. Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh"--Title page verso.
"This leaf printed by J. M'Creery, Fleet-street, London"--P. 64.
Wood-engraved vignette on title page.
NSTC, S633
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half calf with marbled boards. Stamp in black ink on t.p.: Pro Regna Pro Patricia.
Contents:
Newark Castle -- Branksome Castle -- The Lands of Deloraine -- The Tower of Goldieland -- View of Hawick -- Melrose Abbey -- Eldon Hills -- St Mary's Lake -- Lake of St Mary's -- The Den of Harden -- Hermitage Castle -- Naworth Castle.
Subject Terms:
Castles -- England -- Pictorial works.
Castles -- Scotland -- Pictorial works.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham -- Bookplate.
J. Ballantyne and Co. -- Printer.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme -- Publisher.
M'Creery, J. -- Printer.
Pro Regna Pro Patricia -- Stamp.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Lay of the last minstrel -- Illustrations.
Scottish Borders (England and Scotland) -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1808.
Steel engravings -- 1808.
Contributors:
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Heath, James, 1757-1834, engraver.
Schetky, John Christian, 1778-1874, ill.
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