SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SUFFREN, Amelee de.
Voyage Picturesque dans le Midi et le Nord du Pays de Galles.

Paris: Gille, 1802.
Brunet V 585; Benezit XIII 348; Bobins 553. Not in Abbey, or Tooley.
Paris: Gille, 1802.

Folio, title page in both English and French, 24 hand coloured aquatint plates, in a quarter calf over contemporary (faded) red paper boards. Re-backed tan coloured spine with morocco title label in gilt. Brunet mentions that there were originally coloured proofs of the plates, but that series never appeared. Coloured plates in order: 1. Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire. 2. Front View of Chepstow Castle. 3. Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire. 4. From Piercefield Walks. 5. Inside View of Ragland Castle. 6. The Vale of Abergavenny. 7. Brick Kiln at Clydach, Monmouthshire. 8. Llantony Abbey, Monmouthshire. 9. Crickhowell, Brecon. 10. Cardiff Castle, Glamorgan. 11. Briton Ferry, Glamorgan. 12. Neath Abbey, Glamorgan. 13. The Bay of Swansea. 14. View taken in Penrice Park, Glamorgan. 15. Dinewar Park, Glamorganshire. 16. Kilgarren Castle. 17. The Devil's Bridge, Cardigan. 18. Scene near he Devil's Bridge, Cardiganshire. 19. Ruins of Aberystwith Castle, Cardiganshire. 20. View of the River Dovey, Cardigan. 21. Garth on the Dovey, Cardiganshire. 22. Mill near Dolgelly, Merionethshire. 23. Cader Idris. 24. Valley of Tan y Bwlch.