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Creator:
Storer, James, 1771-1853.
Title:
The rural walks of Cowper : displayed in a series of views near Olney, Bucks., representing the scenery exemplified in his poems : with descriptive sketches, and a memoir of the poet's life.
Published/Created:
London : Published by J. and H.S. Storer, Pentonville : 1822.
Physical Description:
ix, [3], 57 p., 15 leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3383.S8 R87 1822
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Dedication signed: James Storer.
Engravings by James Storer and H.S. Storer.
Original manuscript drawings for at least three of the plates are in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art, in: Sixty-four original designs & drawings illustrative of Cowper's poems &c. by H. St. Storer, 1822 (YCBA RB PR3383 .S8 1822+).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown boards, with printed title label. Bookseller's label: T. Muncaster, bookseller, 29 Church Street, Liverpool. Autograph: F. Weston Fenhagen, Christmas, 1942.
Contents:
Plates: 1. Yardley Oak -- 2. Peasants' Nest -- 3. The rustic bridge -- 4. View from the alcove -- 5. The avenue, with the alcove in the distance -- 6. Monumental urn in the Wilderness, inscribed to a favourite pointer -- 7. The temple in the Wilderness -- 8. Weston Lodge, late Cowper's residence -- 9. Weston Hall, the seat of Sir George Throckmorton, Bart. -- 10. The Elms -- 11. The shrubbery, with the Moss House -- 12. The town of Olney, and part of the bridge -- 13. The market-place, Olney -- 14. Cowper's summer house -- 15. The vicarage.
Subject Terms:
Cowper, William, 1731-1800 -- Homes and haunts.
Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1822.
Fenhagen, F. Weston -- Autograph.
J. and H.S. Storer -- Publisher.
Olney (England)
Sherwood, Neely, and Jones -- Publisher.
Weston-upon-Trent (England)
Contributors:
Storer, H. S. (Henry Sargant), 1795-1837, engraver.
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