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Scotland, illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work / by T. Allom, W.H. Bartlett, and H. M'Culloch ; [text] by William Beattie.

Author/Creator:
Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872.
Publication:
London : George Virtue, 1835-1838 [i.e. 1840?].
Format/Description:
Book
30 pts. (viii, 176 p. [43] leaves of plates; [4], 200 p., [78] leaves of plates (1 fold.)) : ill., map ; 29 cm.
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Other Title:
Caledonia illustrated.
Subjects:
Scotland in art.
Scotland -- Description and travel -- 1801-1900.
Notes:
Each part in the original cream (pts. 1-25) or illustrated gray (pts. 26-30) paper covers, as issued (pts. 1-13: "To be continued monthly"), with title: Scotland / by William Beattie ; illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work, by T. Allom [pts. 1-25: and other eminent artists], engraved by R. [pts. 26-30: Robt.] Walllis ... [et al.]. At head of title: Caledonia illustrata / by the author of Switzerland [pts. 26-30 also: Subscription copy]. Pts. 14-25 designated also nos. 27/28-49/50. Title pages (dated 1838) and other preliminaries issued with pt. 30; added engraved title pages (without volume designation, but cf. list of plates) issued with pt. 1 (to v. 2; dated 1835) and pt. 30 (to v. 1; dated 1838 in original issue and 1839 in subsequent issue). Pts. 1, 6, 13-15 and 21 include inserted advertising matter.
Pts. 26-30 have distributor statement: New York ; Philadelphia ; Boston : Martin and Co., sole agents for the United States of America ; Paris : Ferrier ... [and other "agents"].
Issued also with title: Caledonia illustrated.
Illustrations: 120 full-page steel etchings ("engraved by or under the immediate supervision of Robert Wallis"--Added t.p., v. 2), in pts. 1-25, dated 1835-1837 and after Allom (92), MacCulloch (5), Campion (3) and Purser (1); in pts. 26-30, dated 1837-1838 in original issue and 1837-1840 in subsequent issue and after Bartlett (19). The Bartlett plates were probably originally issued 1839; cf. Beattie's Brief memoir of the late William Henry Bartlett (reprinted in: William Henry Bartlett / A.M. Ross. Toronto, 1973, p. 123). Large map in pt. 30, dated 1837 or 1839, by T. Starling. Armorial vignette on covers, pts. 26-30.
Contributor:
Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854.
MacCulloch, Horatio, 1805-1867.
Beattie, William, 1793-1875.
George Virtue (Firm).
OCLC:
38679229