A Practical Illustration of Gilpin’s Day, Representing the Various Effects on Landscape Scenery from Morning till Night, in Thirty Designs from Nature by the Rev. Wm Gilpin … With Instructions in, and Explanations of, the improved Method of Colouring and Painting in Water Colours [bound with:] A Practical Essay on the Art of Colouring and Painting Landscapes in Water Colours, with Ten Illustrative Engravings. John Heaviside Clark, William Gilpin.
A Practical Illustration of Gilpin’s Day, Representing the Various Effects on Landscape Scenery from Morning till Night, in Thirty Designs from Nature by the Rev. Wm Gilpin … With Instructions in, and Explanations of, the improved Method of Colouring and Painting in Water Colours [bound with:] A Practical Essay on the Art of Colouring and Painting Landscapes in Water Colours, with Ten Illustrative Engravings

A Practical Illustration of Gilpin’s Day, Representing the Various Effects on Landscape Scenery from Morning till Night, in Thirty Designs from Nature by the Rev. Wm Gilpin … With Instructions in, and Explanations of, the improved Method of Colouring and Painting in Water Colours [bound with:] A Practical Essay on the Art of Colouring and Painting Landscapes in Water Colours, with Ten Illustrative Engravings.

London: Orme, 1811; 1812.

First edition of Practical Illustration of Gilpin’s Day; second edition of Essay. 40 aquatint engravings (38 with hand coloring). [iv], 28; [iv], vi, [2], [32] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Contemporary calf gilt, boards with greek key border in gilt and floral roll in blind. Rebacked preserving original spine. Very good, internally fine. Abbey Life 109 (“a surprisingly elusive book”). Item #302873

Beautifully colored example of this guide to watercolor painting.

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