[Collection of 57 engravings of Cornwall, including many of St. Michael's Mount + 2 maps of Cornwall]

By: [Cornwall]

Price: NZ$435.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Collection of steel and copper engravings of Cornwall, including many of St. Michael's Mount. Dating from 1786 through to the late 19th century. Various sizes, from 85 x 62mm to 268 x 163mm. Assembled by Hardwicke Knight. All engravings are loose in clear plastic pockets in a clearfile stationary folder. Includes the following prints with contemporary hand colouring: (1) "Bodinnoc Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall" (T. Allom / B. R. Davies, published London: Peter Jackson, no date (c. 1850?); (2) "Penzance. Cornwall" (T. Allom, S. Fisher, cropped close to the printed area); (3) "The Well and Launceston Castle" (engraved by J. Greig for the Antiquarian & Topographical Cabinet from a drawing by S. Prout; Published for the Proprietors by W. Clarke). Also 2 hand-coloured maps of Cornwall. The larger map measures 257 x 199mm, and has a hand-coloured vignette landscape illustration in the lower right corner, and 4 hand-coloured coats of arms - Duchy of Cornwall; Seal of Saltash; Earl of Mounot-Edgecumb; Tywardreth. The smaller map measures 175 x 116mm, published London: Pigot & Co., no date (c1850?). The smaller map has a 3/4" corner missing, encroaching a little inside the coloured border into the map proper. The engravings include "View of St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall" engraved for The Modern Universal British Traveller; "St. Michael's Mount" (John Murray); "St. Michael's Mount (Cassell Petter & Galpin); "St. Michael's Mount" (Christian Miscellany); "St. Michael's Mount" (How & Parsons); "St. Michael's Mount" (Published for the Proprietor, by Simpkin & Marshall); "Mounts Bay, Cornwall" (Engraved by J. Newton, published by S. Hooper, 1786); "St. Michael's Mount" (Engraved by J. Newton, published by S. Hooper, 1786); "St. Michael's Mount" (from a painting by J. Opie, engraved by W. Birch, published by Wm. Birch, 1788); "St. Michael's Mount" (drawn and engraved by Dugdales); "St. Michael's Mount" (Smith, Elder & Co.; "St. Michael's Mount" (Vernor & Hood); "Chapel of St. Michaels Mount" (S. Hooper, 1788); "St. Michael's Mount" (S. Allom / W. Le Petit); "Launceston" (G. Townsend , Published by H. Besley); "Dance-Maine, (A Druidical Circle) Cornwall" (W. & G. Cooke, from a drawing by J. Britton, published by Vernor & Hood); "St. Erme, Cornwall" (Gent. Mag. July 1808); "Roach Rocks & Chapel" (Vernor & Hood); "Cheese-Wring Cornwall" (Vernor & Hood); "Probus Tower, Cornwall" (Vernor & Hood). [Seller ref: Knightcol]

Title: [Collection of 57 engravings of Cornwall, including many of St. Michael's Mount + 2 maps of Cornwall]

Author Name: [Cornwall]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, various: 1786-c1890

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15668