Item #61524 Turner and Girtin's Picturesque Views, Sixty Years Since. With Thirty Engravings of the Olden Time. Thomas MILLER, editior, J. M. W. TURNER, Thomas GIRTIN, illustrators.
Turner and Girtin's Picturesque Views, Sixty Years Since. With Thirty Engravings of the Olden Time.

Turner and Girtin's Picturesque Views, Sixty Years Since. With Thirty Engravings of the Olden Time.

London: J. Hogarth, 1854. [Illustrated Togography] FIRST EDITION. Quarto (28 x 19cm), pp.[2] lx; 164 [4]. With thirty engraved plates after Turner and Girtin, as well as an engraved frontispiece portrait of Turner after Count D'Orsay, and three facsimile letters written by Turner. Publisher's blind-decorated cloth, with gilt titles and decoration to spine, and gilt decoration to upper. All edges gilt. Plain bookplate of Harold Josse Johnson to front pastedown and verso of first blank. Spotting to frontispiece and facing leaves. A touch of spotting to some plates, but mainly crisp and clean. Toning and rubbing to spine and board edges. Very good. A publication occasioned by the chance discovery of thirty long-forgotten engraved plates of works by these two important late eighteenth-century landscape painters. Item #61524

Price: £250.00

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