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OBSERVATIONS ON THE RIVER WYE AND SEVERAL PARTS OF SOUTH WALES, &C., RELATIVE CHIEFLY TO PICTURESQUE BEAUTY: MADE IN THE SUMMER OF THE YEAR 1770 BY WILLIAM GILPIN. New edition. Pallas Athene, London, 2005. Original edition published 1782. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Trafalgar Square Publishing, North Pomfret. 96 pp. with 17 col. ills. 21 x 30 cm. ISBN 1843680041 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-1-84368-004-8 This small-format volume reproduces, with slightly modernized punctuation and spelling, the revised fifth edition (A. Strahan, London, 1800; original edition: R. Blamire, London, 1782) of the first in the celebrated series of illustrated guidebooks to the English countryside produced by British artist and writer William Gilpin (1724-1804), whose writings are considered largely responsible for the rise of the Picturesque movement in British landscape painting during the late 18th century.
Artist(s):Gilpin, William
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1600-1800 — Graphic Arts (Prints)
Worldwide Number: 121569
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