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MALTON, Thomas, the younger (1748--1804)
[Malton's Oxford. Prospectus]
Proposals for publishing by subscription the most picturesque views of the University of Oxford, accurately delineated and executed in aquatinta, by Thomas Malton, ...
London: T. Bensley, printer, 1801.
[2] p. ; 33.4 cm. (2°)

Half-sheet, verso blank, dated at end 'London, May 30, 1801'. The proposed work, which was to be 'of the same Size as the Tour through London, Boydell's Shakespeare, and other recent Publications', was intended to appear in eight half-yearly numbers, each containing six views, the price to subscribers one guinea per number on delivery. Three numbers appeared as promised in March and August 1802 and April 1803 (q.v.), but the publication was never completed owing to the author's death in March 1804.

Copy Notes Laid down on binder's interleaf in volume containing the first three numbers of Malton's Oxford (q.v.), and the first two livraisons of T.C. Bruun Neergard's Voyage pittoresque du nord de l'Italie, 1812 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, blind-tooled borders, gilt double-rule spine, morocco-grain cloth boards.

Reference Number 6484


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