LOUTHERBOURG, P.J. De. The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales, from Drawings made expressly for this undertaking. (COPY #1 OF SEVEN -1979)

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AUTHOR: LOUTHERBOURG, P.J. De.

TITLE: The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales, from Drawings made expressly for this undertaking. With historical and descriptive accounts of the several places of which views are given.

PUBLISHER: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, 1979.

DESCRIPTION: 1 volume, folio, 18-3/4" x 13-1/4", coloured frontis & 18 colored plates from drawings by Lotherbourg, engraved by William Pickett and colored by John Clarke, limited to 7 numbered copies of which this is copy #1 specially bound by Zaehnsdorf. Bound in full brown morocco, raised bands, gilt decorated spine, center vellum panel on both covers, title gilt to front cover, all edges gilt, housed in a matching brown morocco clam-shell case

CONDITION: In LIKE NEW condition.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This facsimile edition was created to commemorate the Bicentenary of the building of the World's first Iron Bridge in 1779 over the River Severn in Shropshire.