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Title(s):

To be published by subscription, A collection of select views in Great Britain : from pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists : to be engraved by S. Middiman.

Additional Title(s):

Collection of select views in Great Britain

Published/Created:
[London] : [Samuel Middiman], October 1, 1783.
Physical Description:
[1] sheet ([1] p.) ; 26 x 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA660 .W37 1779+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Prospectus for Samuel Middiman's Select views in Great Britain (London : Published by S. Middiman, 1784-1792).
"October 1, 1783. The publisher submits the following proposals to the consideration of the publick, and omits saying any thing relative to the execution of the work, as he is determined no exertions shall be wanting on his part to render it worthy their patronage and approbation."
"Conditions. This work to be published in numbers, each containing four plates, with descriptive accounts in letter-press ... The size of the plates will be eight by six inches and a quarter, the same size as the publication of The seats of the nobility, &c. by W. Watts. The work to be comprized in twenty-five numbers, one to be published every three months, price five shillings ... Subscriptions are received by the publisher, S. Middiman, No. 3, Grafton-Street, Tottenham-Court-Road, where three of the plates may be seen; likewise at Mr. Watts's, Kemp's-Row, near Ranelagh-Walk Chelsea. A list of subscribers will be printed. Early subscribers will be printed."
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. The first is bound with part 1 of the presently proposed title (DA625.M627 S45 1784+). The second is bound with The seats of the nobility and gentry ([Chelsea] : W. Watts, Kemp's Row, 1779-1786; BACRB DA660 .W37 1779+ Copy 2), after the text accompanying plate 56.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Middiman, Samuel, ca. 1750-1831. Select views in Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses.
Contributors:
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831.
Watts, William, 1752-1851.
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