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PRICE, Sir Uvedale (1747--1829)
An essay on the picturesque, as compared with the sublime and the beautiful; and, on the use of studying pictures, for the purpose of improving real landscape, by Uvedale Price, Esq. A new edition, with considerable additions.
London: printed for J. Robson, 1796--98.
2 vols ; 20.7 cm. (8º)
[I]: xx, 414 p.
II: xxvii, [1], 432 p.

Volume I was first published in 1794 (q.v.). The second volume, printed in Hereford by D. Walker for J. Robson, London in 1798, contains three essays (on 'Artificial Water', on 'Decorations', and on 'Architecture and Buildings') which, according to Price, 'though detached from each other, and from the Essay on the Picturesque, are, in respect to the matter they contain, and the suite of ideas they present, perfectly connected.' ESTC t71711.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Volume II is inscribed in ink on half-title John Soane. Volume I has a scrap of paper inserted between the rear endpapers containing page references and notes from the text in ink, not in Soane's hand.
Copy 2: Volume I only. Inscribed in pencil with marginal notes of approval; the note on page 258 initialed JM.

Binding Copy 1: C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine, black morocco spine-labels. Bound in half calf by E. Hutchinson for 3s. 4d. on 19 June 1830. (Spiers Box binding).
Copy 2: C18th tree calf, gilt-tooled spine with urn motif, black morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3080


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