A Victorian View-Book with 150 engravings on 90 plates of British and European Views. Featured are 20 full-page views by David Roberts.

N.p. N.d. c.[1840-1860?]. oblong 16mo., 12x 16cm., (90)pp., light scattered foxing, full dark-green lacquered cloth, gilt spine-title ("Views"), wear on the spine edges, very good condition (ds1). Item #41449

~ One plate by Ackerman is dated 1827. An impressive series of views, particularly the views of Spain and the Alhambra by David Roberts. Although most of the small engravings are anonymous, other credited full-page engravings are by Tomlinson, Jennings, Prout, Havell and Vernet. Inscribed by former book owner Janet Hunter Doughty - "A scrap-book of my father and mother's...restored to me after long years by my sister - Nov. 22 1937". An impressive collection.

Price: $250.00