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Ireland, Samuel, -1800

Picturesque views on the upper, or Warwickshire Avon : from its sources at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury : with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art in its vicinity / by Samuel Ireland.

Additional Title(s):

Warwickshire Avon

London : Published by R. Faulder and T. Egerton, 1795.
Physical Description:
xviii, 284, [1] p., [32] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.W3 I74 1795+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 427
MUDD Edea Av75 795: Bookplate of Benjafield, Bury St. Edmunds.
Engraved half-title: Warwickshire Avon.
Aquatint half-title page engraved by Cornelis Apostool; after Edward Francis Burney. Colored etchings by Samuel Ireland. Rest of plates are colored aquatints with imprint: Published for Saml. Ireland Feby. 1. 1795.
Also includes small wood-engraved illustrations within the text, unsigned.
English short title catalogue, T79992
Errata: p. [285]
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Large paper copy: 36 cm. Contains half-title page and errata. Bookplate: J. Lane.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Northamptonshire -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Warwickshire -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Worcestershire -- Early works to 1800.
Avon, River (Leicestershire-Gloucestershire, England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Benjafield -- Bookplate.
Egerton, T. -- Publisher.
England -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
England -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Faulder, R. -- Publisher.
Lane, J. -- Bookplate.
Rivers -- England -- Early works to 1800 -- Early works to 1800.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Homes and haunts -- Early works to 1800.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1795.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1795.
Wood engravings -- 1795.
Apostool, Cornelis, 1762-1844, engraver.
Burney, Edward Francis, 1760-1848, ill.

  • Plates: Avon Head, Naseby, Northamptonshire
  • Welford, Northamptonshire
  • Dow Bridge, anciently Tripontium
  • Newbold on Avon --Coombe Abbey
  • Stonely Abbey, Warwickshire --Ruins at Kenelworth [sic]
  • Guy's Cliff, Warwickshire --Warwick Town, Castle &c.
  • Entrance to Warwick Castle
  • Warwick Castle
  • Charlecot House
  • St. Thos. Luck, Knt./ Taken from his Monument in Stratford Church
  • Stratford Bridge, &c.
  • Kitchen of the House in which Shakspere was born
  • Shakspere's House, New Place, Chapel, & Grammar School
  • Clopton House
  • House at Shotery, in which Ann Hathaway the wife of Shakspere, resided
  • Stratford Church, &c.
  • Shakspeare's Monument
  • Portrait of John Coombe
  • Stratford Jubilee
  • Bitford Grance
  • Bitford, Warwickshire --Evesham Bridge, &c.
  • Evesham Abbey
  • Evesham Abbey Gate --Pershore, Worcestershire
  • Eckington Bridge, Worcestershire
  • Strensham, Worcestershire
  • Myth Bridge, Tewkesbury.

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