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Auction: Auction 03.10.2006
was auctioned on: 3 October 2006
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GILPIN, William (1724-1804). Observations Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made in the Year 1722, On several Parts of England; Particularly the Mountains, and Lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland. Second Edition. London: R. Blamire, 1788. 2 vo...

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Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$562 - US$937
Price realised:  £264
ca. US$495
Lot number 265, Views: 40

GILPIN, William (1724-1804). Observations Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made in the Year 1722, On several Parts of England; Particularly the Mountains, and Lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland. Second Edition. London: R. Blamire, 1788. 2 volumes, 8°. Half titles, 27 sepia aquatint plates and maps only (?of 30, plates offset onto text, some light mainly marginal browning and staining). Contemporary diced russett calf gilt, spines gilt with green morocco lettering-pieces, yellow edges (lightly rubbed and scuffed). Provenance : B. C. A. Prior (armorial bookplate). With the same author's Remarks on Forest Scenery ... The Third Edition (London, 1808, 2 vols.) in a similar binding to the above. (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 03.10.2006
Date of the auction: 3 Oct 2006
Address: Christie's
3 October 2006, London, South Kensington