Letters on the Scenery of Wales; Including a Series of Subjects for the Pencil, NEWELL Rev RH (Robert Hasell) 1778-1852 [Very Good] [Hardcover]
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1st ed, 1821, 20 views, VG. In contemporary red morocco, blind & gilt edge tooling. Spine, faded slightly, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, [5], (viii-xiv), [2], [1], 2-192 pp, 10 pls (guarded, depicting 20 views), + title page with vignette, bound without the half title, gilt tooling to board edges & turn-ins, red marbled endpapers & text block edges, armorial book plate to fpd (Joseph Strutt), some spotting to blanks. (236*149 mm). (Abbey 524. Allibone 1411. Anderson 336). Newell, artist and author, was a good amateur artist, having studied under the watercolourist William Payne. His drawings for Scenery were engraved in aquatint by T. Sutherland. ODNB.
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