1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings
1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings
1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings
1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings
1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings
1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings
1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings

1830 Gastineau, Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, 177 steel engravings

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Gastineau, Henry [illustrator]. Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views, comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities, &c. Engraved on Steel from Original Drawings by Henry Gastineau, Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions. London: Jones & Co., 1830. [6201]

Full calf decorated in blind & gilt, 8 3/4 x 11 inches, spine paneled in gilt with black leather title label, marbled end papers, 18 pp. introduction followed by 177 steel-engraved plates on 89 sheets (including the engraved title page), with descriptive text & tissue guards interspersed. Some foxing. Table of plates at end with small pencil check marks next to each title. Very good. Full calf.

This volume contains the plates for both North and South Wales.

Henry Gastineau (1791-1876), b. London to a family of Huguenot descent; engraver and painter in water-colors.

A superb copy with fine steel-engraved plates.  (6201)