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Set of prints, engravings, Views of the Lakes &c in Cumberland and Westmorland, by Joseph Farington, published by William Byrne, London, 1789.
The album is half bound, the cover of marbled paper and brown leather. There is a booksellers label inside the front cover for Henry March Gilbert and Sons, 24 Above Bar, Southampton, Hampshire.
The prints are engraved by W Byrne, J Landseer, B T Pouncy and T Medland.
pl.1 General View of Derwentwater
pl.2 The Grange in Borrowdale
pl.3 View of Skiddaw and Derwentwater
pl.4 Lowdore Waterfall
pl.5 Grasmere
pl.6 Rydal Mere
pl.7 The Upper End of Ullswater
pl.8 The Lower End of Ullswater
pl.9 North Entrance to Keswick
pl.10 Brathay Bridge, near Ambleside
pl.11 The Palace of Patterdale
pl.12 Patterdale from Martendale Fell
pl.13 The Lower Waterfall at Rydal
pl.14 View of Windermere from Gill Head
pl.15 View from Rydal, looking towards Windermere
pl.16 View of Ambleside
pl.17 West view across Windermere from the Hill above Ferry House
pl.18 View on the Road Leading from Ambleside to Keswick
pl.19 View looking down Windermere, taken above Rarig
pl.20 Bridge and part of the Village of Rydal
Each print mounted verso, is faced by a descriptive text in English and French. There is no introductory text.
source type:- Farington 1789
inscription:- printed title page
VIEWS of the LAKES, &c. / IN / CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND. / ENGRAVED FROM DRAWINGS MADE BY / JOSEPH FARINGTON, R.A. / PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM BYRNE, LONDON, MDCCLXXXIX.
inscription:- embossed spine
VIEWS / OF / THE / LAKES
gold on leather
inscription:- printed booksellers label inside front cover
HENRY MARCH GILBERT & SONS / Ye / Old Boke / Shoppe / 24 ABOVE BAR / SOUTHAMPTON
black on yellow
wxh:- 55.5x22.5cm
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