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Observations on several parts of the counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex. Also on several parts of north Wales; relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, in two tours, the former made in the year 1769. The latter in the year 1773.

William Gilpin

RA Collection: Book

Record number




1st edition.


London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, 1809

Physical Description

x, 208p. : 19 pls ; 23 cm.

General Note

"Published by his trustees for the benefit of his school at Boldre." [t.p.].
"Strahan and Preston, Printers-Street, London." - [colophon].
Includes 20, unsigned aquatint plates


Includes a criticism of Lord Orford's pictures at Houghton Hall.


The front pastedown carries the book-plate of Henry B.H. Beaufoy, F.R.S.


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