SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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HARDING, John.
Six Designs from Nature.

Published
[London: 1795.]
References
Not in Abbey; Bobins supplementary list 08/14.
Plates
6 + 1
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
[London: 1795.]
Ref
5546

4to; original cloth backed boards, upper board with mounted original watercolour by Harding incorporating MS title; preserved in a green cloth covered box with title label in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers. 6 hand coloured etched plates, signed by the artist. Plates are not titled. Original covers rubbed and worn. Coloured plates in order: 1. Watercolour to upper board. 2. Shepherd and Shepherdess. 3. Boy and his dog rest by a stream. 4. Mother and small child collect wood for a fire. 5. Elderly woman and a small child with a flock of sheep. 6. Mother and her two small children and a donkey. 7. Woman, a baby in her arms, and another young child rest under a tree.