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IRELAND, Samuel (fl. 1760--1800)
Picturesque views on the upper, or Warwickshire Avon, from its source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury: with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art in its vicintiy. By Samuel Ireland, ...
London: published by R. Faulder; and T. Egerton, 1795.
xviii, 284 p., aquatint frontis., engr. map, [2] engr. ports., [29] aquatint pl. : wd-engr. illus. ; 23.2 cm. (8º)

The third of a series of books of Picturesque views of English rivers written and illustrated by Samuel Ireland. ESTC t79991.

Copy Notes Copy 1: 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.), Medway (q.v.), and Wye (q.v.).
Copy 2: 23.2 cm. Purchased from John Maynard for 19s. on 9 August 1804. (Jnl 5, p.7). Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane/ 1804/ /p/m/. With the list of prints (pp. xvii--xviii) misbound at the end.

Binding Copy 1: 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).
Copy 2: C19th half goatskin, gilt-tooled spine, black spine-label, contemporary marbled-paper boards. With the list of plates (pp. xvii--xviii) bound at the end.

Reference Number 2509


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