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IRELAND, Samuel (fl. 1760--1800)
Picturesque views, on the river Medway, from the Nore to the vicinity of its source in Sussex: with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its neighbourhood. By Samuel Ireland, ...
London: published by T. and J. Egerton, 1793.
viii, [1], viii--xii, 206,[2] p., add. aquatint t.-pl., engr. map, [28] aquatint pl. : wd-engr. illus. ; 23.0 cm. (8º)

The second of a series of books of Picturesque views of English rivers written and illustrated by Samuel Ireland. The additional title-plate was designed by John Mortimer. With final leaf advertising the author's Picturesque views on the Avon, 1795 (q.v.) and Picturesque views of the river Severn as "in the Press and speedily will be published". ESTC t170246.

Copy Notes Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper in the bookseller Thomas Boone's hand Collated & Perfect. Bound as purchased as a set with nine other volumes by John and Samuel Ireland, on Hogarth (2 vols, q.v.), Holland (q.v.), the Inns of Court (q.v.) and the rivers Thames (2 vols, q.v.), Avon (q.v.), and Wye (q.v.).

Binding C19th mottled calf, gilt double-rule borders, gilt-tooled spines with sunbursts, black and green spine-labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Uniform with six other works by John and Samuel Ireland (see above).

Reference Number 2512


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