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Samuel Ireland was a print-dealer and engraver whose first publication was in 1790. he specialised in smaller works, but illustrated with fine aquatints and lithographs. He specialised on rivers publishing the ‘Picturesque Views on the Thames’ in 1792. Further works were published on the Medway, the Wye and the Avon. This particular work was published after his death, using lithographs by F. Calvert after Ireland and text by Thomas Harral. Samuel Ireland’s son, William Henry Ireland, was the ‘notorious forger of Shakespearean manuscripts. Abbey Scenery (1972) 429; Anderson (1966) 36; Russell (1979).
HARRAL, Thomas & IRELAND, Samuel

Picturesque Views of the Severn: with Historical and Topographical Illustrations

G. and W. B. Whittaker, London, 1824
Octavo, 2 volumes (250 x 165 mm., each), uncut, blue cloth bindings, gilt spines with titles. With typographic half-titles and titles, pp. viii, (2), 303; pp. (6), 288, with 52 uncoloured lithographed plates after Ireland (including frontispieces), some waterstaining, light foxing.
Stock number: 10752


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