SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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WILKINSON, The Rev. Joseph.
Select Views in Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire.

London: R. Ackermann, 1821.
Abbey Scenery 188; not in Tooley or Bobins.
London: R. Ackermann, 1821.

Folio; red cross grain morocco, beautiful gilt panelled border of diamond and floral design to boards, elaborate gilt compartments to spine. Re-backed. All edges gilt, inner dentelles in gilt. 48 hand coloured plates. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Vale of the Lune, Lonsdale looking towards Ingleborough Hill & Hornby Castle. 2. South view of Furness Abby, Lancashire. 3. Penny bridge, between Ulverstone & Coniston, with the tide in. 4. View on Comiston-water. 5. Coniston Water-head. 6. Cottage at Nebthit with Backbarrow-Crag. 7. View on the banks of Coniston-water. 8. Estwaite-water from below Bellemount. 9. View on Winandermere. 10. Newby bridge, foot of Winandermere. 11. Cottages at Ambleside. 12. Langdale Chapel, Vale of Langdale. 13. Elter-Water. 14. Brathay-bridge, near Ambleside. 15. Cottage near Rydal. 16. Dulmail raise, on the Ambleside Road. 17. Thirle-mere or Leathes-water. 18. View on the Ambleside road, near Bridge foot, with part of St. John's Vale. 19. Legbethwaite Mill, St. John's Vale, taken after much rain. 20. View in St. John's Vale, with Green-crag &c. 21. View in St. John's Vale, near Wanthwaite. 22. Derwent-water from Appelthwaite. 23. Part of Skiddaw, from Appelthwaite Gill. 24. Cottages in Appelthwaite looking from Skiddaw. 25-26. Cottages at Braithwaite. 27. Scale, or Skell-gill Farm House, above Portinscale. 28. Stony-croft Bridge, Vale of Newlands. 29. Cottage in the Vale of Newlands near Stare-bridge. 30. Cottage in the Vale of Newlands, with Robinson's-crag. 31. Cottage in the vale of Newlands, between Keswick and Buttermere. 32. View in the Vale of Newlands. 33. View on the Grange-river Borrowdale. 34. View on the Grange-river Borrowdale, looking towards Derwent-water. 35. View near Seatoller, Borrowdale. 36. View above Seatoller. 37. Smelting Mill, near Thornthwaite. 38. Bassenthwaite Lake, from Embleton Vale. 39. Cottages in the Vale of Lorton. 40. Ennerdale Broad-water. 41. Wast-water, looking up to Wast-dale Head. 42. View on the Banks of Wast-water. 43. Stye-head Tarn, with Aron, or Great-End, above Borrowdale. 44. Lyulph's Tower, Ullswater. 45. View near Brothers-water. 46. View on Kirkstone, between Ambleside and Patterdale. 47. Hawes-water. 48. Lanercost Priory, Cumberland.