Sir Uvedale Price on the Picturesque. With an essay on the origin of taste, and much original matter, by Sir Thomas Dicker Lauder, Bart.,; and six illustrations, designed and drawn on wood, by Montague Stanley,R.S.A.

Edinburgh: Caldwell, Lloyd, 1842. First edition. 8vo. xxvi, 586 pp. Illustrated, frontispiece, title-page vignette. Price (1747-1829) "argued in favor of natural and picturesque beauty … Humphrey Repton acknowledged their merits" (DND). Several editions of this work were published 1794 to 1842, the DNB terming this "the best." Very good. Somewhat later diced calf, gilt, spine gilt with ornaments (rubbed), leather spine label, marbled endpapers and edges. (#5273). Item #58236

Price: $125.00

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