SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SOTHEBY, William.
A Tour through parts of Wales, Sonnets, Odes, and other Poems.

Published
London: 1794.
References
Abbey Scenery 513; Tooley 462; Bobins 900.
Plates
14
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: 1794.
Ref
5392

Quarto, 13 hand coloured aquatint plates by S. Alken after J. Smith. Contemporary straight-grain morocco, stamped in blind and gilt rule to boards. All edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, lettered in gilt to spine. Presentation copy from the author β€œTo Miss Stables A.D. 1814” inscribed at head of title. **DAVID LLOYD GEORGE'S copy with his etched bookplate on front pastedown.** Coloured plates in order: Book 1. 1. Frontis. Abergevenny. 2. Remains of the Castle, at Abergevenny. 3. Caerfily Castle. 4. Pony-y-prid. 5. Melincourt Cascade. 6. Caraig-cennin Castle. 7. Dinevawr Castle. Book 2. 8. Haverford West Castle. 9. Neivegal Sands, St. Brides Bay. 10. Pont-aberglaslyn. 11. Snowdon from Capel careig. 12. The Eagle Tower, Caernarvon Catle. 13. Druidical Remains in Anglesey. 14. Llangollen.