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Jacob, William, 1762?-1851

Travels in the south of Spain : in letters written A.D. 1809 and 1810 / by William Jacob, Esq. M.P. F.R.S.

London : Printed for J. Johnson and Co. St. Paul's Church-Yard, and W. Miller, Albermarle-Street; by John Nichols and Son, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street, 1811.
Physical Description:
xiii, [3], 407, [1], 36, [8] p., [13] leaves of plates ([2] folded leaves of plates) : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DP295 .J33 1811+
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 145
The frontispiece map/elevation of Cadiz is engraved by Benjamin Davies. The remaining plates are unsigned.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 279
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in green half-morocco. Armorial bookplate: Lord Rendleshem, 1810.
"The following pages contain the substance of letters written to my family and friends during six months which I passed in Spain ... In addition to what I have borrowed from Ocampo, Masdeu, and Marina, I am also indebted to a very accurate abstract of the state of the Moors in Granada, written by Simon de Argote."--Preface.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1811.
J. Johnson and Co. -- Publisher.
John Nichols and Son -- Printer.
Miller, W. -- Publisher.
Rendleshem, Lord -- Bookplate.
Spain -- Description and travel.
Spain -- Pictorial works.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
Davies, Benjamin Rees, engraver.

  • Plates: Cadiz (Map)
  • La Lonja, Seville
  • Inquisition, formerly Jesuits College in Seville
  • Cathedral, Seville
  • Roman ruins, Alacalá
  • Carthusian vonvent near Xeres
  • Calvario at Xeres
  • Custom House, Malaga
  • Cathedral, Malaga
  • Alhambra in Granada
  • Palace of Charles 5th, in the Alhambra Granada
  • Bridge at Ronda
  • Gibraltar.

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