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Watts, William, 1752–1851

Select views of the principal buildings and other interesting and picturesque objects in the cities of Bath and Bristol and their environs / drawn and engraved by William Watts ; with an explanatory letter press.

London : Sold for the proprietor, W. Watts, at No. 36, Titchfield, 1794.
Physical Description:
2 v. ([7] leaves of plates; [6] leaves of plates) : ill. ; 25 x 31 cm.
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title from engraved title page.
Date from plates.
"This work will be comprised in five numbers, each containing six views." Only v. 1 and 2 published?
Title page in v. 1 engraved by Puke, all other plates drawn and engraved by William Watts.
In original wrappers. Title on cover reads: Select views of Bath and Bristol ...
Slip tipped-in at beginning of v. 2 reads: "The indulgence of the subscribers for the letter press description of no. I and II is requested until the IIId. number, which will be published in December next, and will contain Six views of Bristol." Never published?
British Art Center has v. 1 and 2 only.
Subject Terms:
Bath (England) -- Pictorial works.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1794.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1794.
Puke, ill.
Watts, William, 1752-1851 -- Publisher.
Watts, William, 1752-1851, ill.

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