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Moore, James, 1762–1799

Monastic remains and ancient castles in England and Wales / drawn on the spot by James Moore ... ; finished and etched by J. Schnebbelie ... ; aquatinted by G.J.[!] Parkyns ...

London : Printed by George Stafford ..., and sold by Mr. Schnebbelie ..., Messrs. Robinsons ..., Egertons ..., J. Robson ..., and S. Hooper, 1791.
Physical Description:
1 pt. ([6], 12 p., [6] leaves of plates) : ill. ; 30 cm.
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DA660 P37 1791+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 1
British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
Bound in original pink wrappers; stitched.
On t.p.: Vol. 1.
No more published.
Apparently a fragment preceding by one year the accepted first edition. In 1792 an edition with 72 uncolored aquatints was published under same title as this part, probably the first of a contemplated quarto edition with the plates colored. The project was most likely abandoned because of high cost. cf. Abbey.
Second ed. published in 1816 with 99 uncolored aquatint views with title: Monastic and baronial remains.
Subject Terms:
Abbeys -- Great Britain.
Castles -- Great Britain.
Egertons -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Hooper, S. -- Publisher.
Robinsons -- Publisher.
Robson, J. -- Publisher.
Schnebbelie, Mr. -- Publisher.
Stafford, George -- Printer.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1791.
Parkyns, George Isham, approximately 1750-approximately 1820.
Schnebbelie, Jacob, 1760-1792.

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