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RAYE, CHARLES - Picturesque Tour Through the Isle of Wight, A.

Title: Picturesque Tour Through the Isle of Wight, A.
Description: London: Printed for the Proprietor by Howlett and Brimmer, 1825. The Great Wight Way RAYE, Charles. A Picturesque Tour Through the Isle of Wight. Illustrated With Numerous Views. London: Printed for the Proprietor by Howlett and Brimmer, 1825. First edition. Oblong quarto (7 7/8 x 10 1/8 in; 200 x 256 mm). [52] pp. Twenty-four hand-colored aquatint engravings with interleaves. Contemporary quarter crimson straight-grained morocco over gray boards with gilt lettered and bordered crimson morocco title label. Gilt-ruled spine with gilt-lettered black morocco label. With the bookplate of Sir Manson M. Beeton. Original printed title label to front paste-down endpaper, catalog note to front free-endpaper. Spine head and inner hinges neatly strengthened, otherwise a very fine copy. Plate no. 8, Sand Rock near Niton, often found plain (as in Abbey and in a few institutional copies) is here vividly hand-colored. Plate List: View of the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth Harbour - Village of Carisbrooke - Carisbrooke Castle - Entrance to Carisbrooke Castle - View of the needles from Chale Bay - Rocks near Chale Bay - Village of Niton - Sand Rock near Niton - Black Gang Chine - View from the top of Black Gang Chine - St. Laurence's Church - Undercliff near Mirables - Bonn Church - View near Luccombe Chine - Ventnor Cove - Dunnose - View at Shanklin - Shanklin Church - Shanklin Chine - Culver Cliffs from Sandham Bay - Distant View of Culver Cliffs - Cowes Castle --View of Spithead from Ryde - Freshwater Cave. Abbey, Scenery 349. Tooley 394. Prideaux, p. 349. .

Keywords: Color-Plate Books Nineteenth-Century Literature Views Voyages and Travels

Price: US$ 2850.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 02614

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