Picturesque Views on The Southern Coast of England from Drawings Made Principally By J. M. W. ... Picturesque Views on The Southern Coast of England from Drawings Made Principally By J. M. W. ... Picturesque Views on The Southern Coast of England from Drawings Made Principally By J. M. W. ...

Picturesque Views on The Southern Coast of England from Drawings Made Principally By J. M. W. Turner, R. A.

J. M. W. Turner

Published by John and Arthur Arch, London, 1826
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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1826 First Edition in large Folio. The book measures 10-1/2 inches by 14-3/4 inches. Has all 48 engraved plates and 32 smaller illustrations. There are varying degrees of light browning or foxing to the pages and engravings with heavier spotting to the inner covers and endpapers. Bound by Riviere in full red morocco with still bright gilt designs to the cover edges and heavy gilt designs to the 6 compartment spine. There is a small, shallow chip lacking on the top of the spine - else good, very lightly rubbed edges. The covers are very clean and are tightly attached. The full page engraved illustrations are: Martello Tower at Bex Hill; Bognor; and very clean full-size plates of Boscastle in Cornwall, Bridport, The Beach At Brighton, Brighthelmston, Clovelly Bay (with some foxing), Comb-Martin - Devonshire (with some foxing), a very clean Corfe Castle in Dorset, a very clean Dartmouth, Deal In Kent (lightly foxed), a very clean Dover Castle, ditto for Dover from Shakspeare's Cliff, and Falmouth, and Pendennis Castle, Folkestone, Fowey, Hastings, Hythe (some spots in the margin), a very clean Ilfracomb, Land's End, East and West Looe (some margin spots), Lulworth Cove - Dorsetshire, Lulworth Castle ( a little foxing), A very clean Lyme Regis, Margate, The Mew-Stone in Plymouth Sound, Minehead, Netley Abbey, Plymouth, Plymouth Dock, Mount Edgecombe - Devonshire, Poole, Bow And Arrow Castle - in the Isle of Portland, Entrance to Portsmouth Harbour, Ramsgate (both with light foxing), Rye (heavier foxing), a very clean Southampton, a very clean St. Mawes - in Cornwall, a very clean St. Michael's Mount - in Cornwall, Tintagell Castle (Coast of Cornwall near the Bristol Channel) has light edge foxing, as does Teignmouth, a very clean Torbay, as well as Watchet, and Weymouth, a very clean Whitstable - in Kent, and Bonchurch - in the Isle of Wight, Under-Cliff - Isle of Wight (light edge foxing), also Blackgang Chine, and Carisbrook Castle - both on the Isle of Wight. The pages and engravings are a heavy quality paper - all pages crisp and tightly bound. The book has no ownership inscriptions or bookplates. Bookseller Inventory # 9865

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Title: Picturesque Views on The Southern Coast of ...

Publisher: John and Arthur Arch, London

Publication Date: 1826

Binding: Full-Leather

Illustrator: J. M. W. Turner; W. R. Cooke; George Cooke

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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