An exceptional copy of Hardy's masterpiece with 24 miniature hand-colored plates that are among the most beautiful to be found in aquatint engraving" (Prideaux). This series of views begins with a general view of the distant mountains of the Pyrenees as seen from Villeneuve de Marsan, while others are taken from the Bath of La Railliere, St. Sauveur, Bridge of Sia and Bareges etc.

References:

Brunet, III, p. 42. Tooley, No. 245. Abbey, Travel, 210. Prideaux, Aquatint Engraving, pp. 229, 339, 378 [the plates are among the most beautiful to be found in aquatint engraving]. Fourcassie, p. 123. Duloum, pp. 30, 38, 575-577. Labarere, I, No. 740; Bobins II 532.

Publisher: London : R. Ackermann

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Date Added: 2019-06-30

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