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The Mapping of North America

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A fine double page sepia soft-ground etched plate of the town of Breknock in Powys from John George Wood’s ‘The Principal Rivers of Wales’ published in 1813, one of just twenty four in the book. Russell describes the book as ‘one of the finest of the books of the time illustrated by etchings … delicately tinted and worked’. It is a rare work. Russell ‘Guide to British Topographical Prints’ pp. 151 & 194.
WOOD, John George

Brecknock from the East

London, 1813
170 x 510 mm., trimmed on left side just onto the plate mark, light browning lower margin and right side otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 8881


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