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Stanfield's Coast Scenery. A Series Of Views In The British Channel, From Original Drawings Taken Expressly For The Work. By Clarkson Stanfield, Esq. R.A. -

Clarkson Stanfield RA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Published By Smith, Elder And Co Cornhill, Booksellers To Their Majesties. -, 1836.

Physical Description

viii, 128 p., [40] pl. (incl. frontis. and add. engr. t.pl.); 367 mm. (Folio.)

General Note

Plates carry no numbers but are numbered 1-40 in 'List Of The Plates'.


[Frontis., add. t.pl., t.p., dedic.] - Preface - List Of The Plates - [Text and plates].

Responsibility Note

All plates are signed as [drawn] by C. Stanfield, and engraved by J. Cousen, E. Goodall, J. Stephenson, J. Carter, Freebairn, Higham, W. Miller, J.H. Kernot, J.B. Allen, J.C. Armytage, R. Brandard, W.J. Cooke, W. Finden, W. Floyde, G. Bradshaw, E. Finden, W. Chevalier, W.B. Cooke, J.W. Appleton, Bentley.

Each carries the publishers' imprint of Smith, Elder and Co.

The text printer is named on the verso of the title page: 'London: Printed By Stewart And Co., Old Bailey.'

The work is dedicated by Clarkson Stanfield to the King.


M. Holloway, Steel Engravings In Nineteenth Century British Topographical Books A Bibliography (1977), no. 133, p.152-3.

P. van der Merwe and R. Took, The spectacular career of Clarkson Stanfield, 1793-1867 [exhibition catalogue] (1979).

Summary Note

The added engraved title plate reads, 'Stansfield's Coast Scenery, The British Channel - London, Smith, Elder & Co. 65, Cornhill. 1836.'

Binding Note

19th-century half red morocco, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Stanfield's Coast Scenery The British Channel London 1836'.


Landscapes (environments) - Seas - Ships - Great Britain - France - English Channel - History - 19th century
Drawings - Landscapes (representations) - Seascapes - Great Britain - 19th century
Views - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century