SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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GILPIN, A.W. The Reverend
A Practical Illustration of Gilpin's Day, representing the various effects on Landscape Scenery from Morning till Night...

Practical instructions for painting various aspects of the day: sunrise, cloudy morning, rainbow, lightning, waning moon, etc. 29 hand-coloured aquatint plates.

Published
London: Orme, 1811.
References
Abbey Life in England 109.
Plates
29
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Orme, 1811.
Ref
432

30 plates - lacking one plate (#18). Hand-coloured lithos printed on grey card. Folio. Later 1/4 black leather folder with blue cloth ties. Plates loose and uncut. Plates soiled and stained. Coloured plates in order: 1. Dawn of Day. 2. Early Morn. 3. Dull Morning. 4. Sun Rise. 5. Turbid Sun Rise. 6. Bright Sun Rise. 7. Cool Morning. 8. Cloudy Morning. 9. Hazy Morn. 10. Rainbow. 11. Mid-day. 12. Thunder Storm. 13. Lightning. 14. Rain. 15. Distant rainbow. 16. Clearing after Rain. 17. Sun Set (damaged) [missing plate ] Sun-set, preceding a Storm. 18. Calm Sun-set. 19. Sultry Sun-set. 20. Ruddy Sun-set. 21. Freaky Sun-set. 22. Evening closing in. 23. Silent Lightning. 24. Twilight. 25. Crescent [moon]. 26. Full Moon. 27. Cloudy Moonlight. 28. Clear Moonlight. 29. Waning Moon.