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Title Sixteen views of the lakes in Cumberland and Westmorland / drawn by J. Smith and J. Emes ; engraved by Alken.
Creator Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815.
Contributors Apostool, Cornelis, 1762-1844, engraver.
Smith, John, 1749-1831, ill.
Emes, John, 1762-1808, ill.
Laporte, John, 1761-1839, ill.
Classification Books & serials
Imprint [London] : Printed for W. Clarke, New Bond Street, London, [1807?]
Physical Description [16] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 32 cm.
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Aquatint engravings by Samuel Alken and C. Apostool (15 plates by Alken, 1 by Apostool); after John Smith, John Emes, and John Laporte

Imprint from plates: Published as the Act directs May 1, 1795, [dates vary, from April 1, 1794 to May 1, 1795] by W. Clarke, New Bond Street, London.

Date of publication from Abbey. Paper is watermarked 1807.

"These are the plates advertised in the fifth edition (1793) and subsequent editions of West's Guide as 'of a proper size to bind with the Guide', and are frequently found bound in copies of the Guide."--Bicknell.

Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 186

Bicknell, P. Picturesque scenery of the Lake District, 31

BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original blue paper wrappers with white title label on front cover.

Call Number DA670.L1 A455 1807+ Oversize
Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts
Subject Terms West, Thomas, -- d. 1779. -- Guide to the lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire.
Lakes -- England -- Pictorial works.
Lake District (England) -- Pictorial works.
Cumberland (England) -- Pictorial works.
Westmorland (England) -- Pictorial works.
Form Genre Terms Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
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