London: Ackermann, 1851.
2 Volumes in One. First editions. Hand-colored lithographed title, within three views and bordered by trees, letterpress double column description of 2 pages and 4 hand-colored plates. Second Title with 6 chromolithographic plates, by William Simpson, chromolithography by Day & Co, complete, without letterpress wrappers. Broadsheets (598 x 419 mm). Contemporary half morocco, gilt-lettered on upper cover (a bit rubbed, some chips to spine). Abbey Scenery 244 & 245. Item #235950
The Abbey catalogue erroneously states that the first three (of seven) views are embodied in the title. In fact, the title is the first listed, and there are six further individual lithographs, as delineated in the letterpress.
1. Title. T. Picken lith.
2. "View from the North Bank of the Serpentine." R. Carrick lith
4. "View from the Kensington Gardens, looking down the Kings Road." R. Carrick lith.
6." The East End." W.L.Walton lith.
7."Looking Over the Dam." R.Carrick. lith.
3. "A View from the Bridge"
5. View from the Southside from Near the Prince's Gate, Looking West."
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