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William Gilpin

Picturesque Tours, Aesthetics and Life, 1st Edition

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* Facsimile reprint collection of the picturesque tours of William Gilpin not currently available in any recent editions.

* This is reprinted together with Gilpin's miscellaneous writings on art and aesthetics.

* This collection is an essential source for any scholars of the Romantic movement, British history of art and aesthetics, and eighteenth-century literature.

Table of Contents

Vol. 1-2: [484 pp]

Observations relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1776, on several parts of Great Britain; particularly the High-lands of Scotland, 2 vols.

Vol. 1: London, R. Blamire, 1789, xi. 221. 20 plates, [pp.252]

Vol. 2: London, R. Blamire, 1789, xxi 196 15 plates, [pp.232]

Vol. 3-4:[738 pp]

Remarks on Forest Scenery, and other Woodland Views (relative chiefly to Picturesque eauty), illustrated by the Scenes of New-Forest in Hampshire, 2 vols.

Vol. 1: London, R. Blamire, 1791, vii. 328. iv. 7., 17 plates [pp.363]

Vol. 2: London, R. Blamire, 1791, 308. iii. xx. 30., 14 plates [pp.375]

Vol. 5: [393 pp]

Observations on the Western parts of England, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty. To which are added, a few remarks on the picturesque beauties of the Isle of Wight,

London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1798, xvi. 359. 18 plates [pp.393]

Vol. 6:[387 pp]

Observations on the Coasts of Hampshire, Sussex, and Kent, relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty: made in the summer of 1774

London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804, viii. 135. 6 plates, [pp.149]

Observations on several parts of the counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk,

and Essex. Also on several parts of North Wales, relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, in two tours, the former made in 1769, the latter in 1773.

London, T.Cadell and W. Davies, 1809, x. 208. 20 plates. [pp.238]

Vol. 7:[350 pp]

A Dialogue upon the Gardens of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham at Stow in Buckinghamshire Reprinted from 'The Augustan Reprint Society. Publication no. 176, London, B. Seeley, 1748, 60 p. [60]

An Essay upon Prints, Fourth edition

London, R. Blamire, 1792, xiii. 174, 11. errata 1 [pp.199]

Two Essays: one on the author's mode of executing rough sketches; the other on the principles on which they are composed. To these are added, three plates of figures, by S. Gilpin

London, Cadell and W. Davies, 1804, 43. 3 plates [pp.46]

An Account of The Reverd. Mr. Gilpin of Vicar's-Hill, 1801

Extract from 'Memoirs of Dr. Richard Gilpin … and of his posterity in the two succeeding generations; written in the year 1791 together with an account of the author, by himself; and a pedigree of the Gilpin Family. Edited by William Jackson. pp.109-153, 8o. [pp. 45]

Vol. 8: [pp.342]

Templeman, William D. (William Darby)

The Life and Work of William Gilpin (1724-1804), Master of the picturesque and Vicar of Boldre, Urbana, The University of Illinois Press, 1939. pp 336. 6 plates. [pp.342]

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / European
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General