Date given on cover as 1830.
|Contributions||Gastineau, Henry, 1791-1876.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
The Beauties of England & Wales Bluck's Views in Gloucestershire Beauties of England & Wales Cambridge Almanack Polwhele's History of Cornwall Byrne's Britannia Depicta Lysons Gloucestershire Loutherbourg's Scenery Nattes Bath Views Picturesque Bath Toussaint's Cambridge. One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume is marked oddly, but forms the complete WILTSHIRE Volume. The Volume is bound in full leather . Supplemented by: "Introduction to the original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, intituled The Beauties of England and Wales. Comprising observations on the history and antiquities together with remarks on the progress of architecture in succeeding ages. The readers of Rough Guide recently voted Wales as the 10th most beautiful country in the ed with England at number seven and Scotland taking the coveted top spot, the United Kingdom is clearly known throughout the world for its diverse beauty.
The Beauties of England and Wales (–) is a series of books describing the topography and local history of England and Wales. Produced by a variety of London publishers, the work appeared in 18 multi-part volumes arranged by county, individually authored by John Bigland, Edward Wedlake Brayley, J. Norris Brewer, John Britton, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Joseph. Picturesque is an aesthetic ideal introduced into English cultural debate in by William Gilpin in Observations on the River Wye, and Several Parts of South Wales, etc. Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty; made in the Summer of the Year , a practical book which instructed England’s leisured travellers to examine “the face of a country by the rules of picturesque beauty”. Remains of Llandaff Castle Antique steel engraved print from Wales Illustrated-In a Series of Views-Comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities &c-Engraved in Steel from Original Drawings by Henry Gastineau Published in London in by Jones & Co, Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square. The ‘picturesque’ – an aesthetic ideal introduced in the 18th century – was one of Britain’s most influential cultural movements. Picturesque places were depicted widely in prints and drawings, published in engraving series and as illustrations to books, poems or travel guides. With reference to selected British Library collection items, Carl Thompson explores how the picturesque was.