Lakes of Lancashire

Lakes of Lancashire


SKU: 002834 Category:


[002834] Horne, Thomas Hartwell. The Lakes of Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland; Delineated in Forty-Three Engravings from Drawings By Joseph Farington, R.A. With Descriptions Historical, Topographical, and Picturesque; the Result of a Tour Made in the Summer of the Year 1816. ill. Farington, J.. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1816. First Edition. Elephant Folio. Half Roan and Boards. Good. vii, [1], map, 96pp, plates.

Contemporary half roan and marbled paper over boards, smooth back divided into seven panels by gilt single rules, author and title lettered directly to second panel, remaining panels with central oval gilt device.

Foot of spine heavily chipped with loss, edges and corners worn, leather to spine split but holding and a little weak. Internally some light foxing, mainly to edges and margins, but occasionally to text and engravings especially towards the rear, but nothing too obtrusive. Previous owners book plate to front pastedown (William Garnett).

With the colour double page map by Matlow (see Worms and Baynton-Williams, British Map Engravers, pages 475-477) and forty-three engravings after Farington, many engraved by Middiman.

Bicknell 86; Upcott *603-*605; Hodgson, page 153