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A Voyage Round Great Britain,

DANIELL William 1769-1837. AYTON Richard 1786-1823

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and William Daniell.
Publish Year: 1814
Publish Place: London: Paternoster-Row; and No 9, Cleveland-Street, Fitzroy-Square.
Illustrator: DANIELL William

Category: Welsh Topography, British Topography, Antiquarian Book, Colour Plate Books
Book No: 006319
Price: £16000
Status: For Sale

Book Condition: Very Good
Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall
Jacket Condition: Contact Us
Binding: Hardcover
Book Type: Unknown
Edition: 1st Edition
Inscription: Unknown

VG, 1814-1825, 8 vols in 4, 308 coloured aquatints 1 B&W. Contemporary red morocco half calf over red morocco cloth, some gilt tooling. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles. Internally Volume 1: (Vol 1), 1814, [3], (iv-v), [1], [1], 2-215, [1], [1] errata[1], [1], 26 pls the B&W Kemaes head pl, loose, as often. (Vol 2), 1815, [3], 4-223, [1] pl list, 30 pls. Volume 2: (Vol 3), 1818, [4], [1], 2-80, 42 pls. (Vol 4), 1820, [4], [1], 2-96, 42 pls. Volume 3: (Vol 5), 1821, [4], [1], 2-36, 42 pls. (Vol 6), 1822, [4], [1], 2-94, 42 pls. Volume 4: (Vol 7), 1826, [2], [1], 2-90, 42 pls. (Vol 8 1825, [4], [1], 2-65, [1], 42 pls. Red marbled endpapers, a.e.g., new tips, cloth on lower board of V2 replaced like for like. A superb copy of The Most Important Colour Plate Book On British Topography. (Folio, 265*363 mm, occasional spot). (Abbey Scenery 16. Tooley 177). Daniell was an extremely accomplished aquatinter and etcher and at times experimented with the latest printmaking techniques, producing a series of high-quality productions. His most famous independent work being his Voyage round Great Britain, which made extensive use of sepia wash. (See ODNB).