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, ,  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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