Record number 06/4642
Author Robson, George Fennell, 1788 - 1833
TitleScenery Of The Grampian Mountains; Illustrated By Forty-One Plates, Representing The Principal Hills From Such Points As Display Their Picturesque Features; Diversified By Lakes And Rivers: With An Explanatory Page Affixed To Each Plate, Giving An Account Of Those Objects Of Natural Curiosity And Historical Interest, With Which The District Abounds. By George Fennell Robson, Member Of The Society Of Painters In Oil And Watercolours, London. The Engravings Executed By Henry Morton, And Coloured From Original Drawings Made On The Spot By The Author. -
ImprintLondon:: Published By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster-Row. -, 1819.
Physical Description[46] f., 41 pl. (incl. frontis.), map (fold.); 535 mm.
Content Format Note[Frontis. (= pl.1), t.p., dedic.] - List Of Subscribers - Preface - [Fold. map] - [Plates, and explanatory texts]; [colophon] - Index [i.e. list of plates].
Summary NoteThe plates show views. All are coloured aquatints.
Responsibility NoteNo plate is signed. The folding map is signed as engraved by W. & D. Lizars of Edinburgh.

The text printer is named in the colophon: 'London. Printed By J. McCreery, Black-Horse-Court, Fleet-Street.'

The work is dedicated by George Fennell Robson to the Duke of Atholl.
SubjectMountains - Landscapes (environments) - Great Britain - Scotland - Grampian (Scotland) - Grampians (Scotland) - Cairngorms (Scotland) - History - 19th century
Drawings - Watercolors (paintings) - Landscapes (representations) - Great Britain - 19th century - Picturesque, the
Views - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Aquatints - Hand coloring - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Robson, George Fennell, 1788 - 1833
ReferencesR.V. Tooley, English Books With Coloured Plates 1790 To 1860 A Bibliographical Account (1954, repr. 1987), no. 405, p.328.
Binding Note19th-century diced calf, upper and lower covers carrying gilt neoclassical borders; gilt-decorated spine, lettered 'Grampian Mountains - Robson'.
ProvenanceThe front pastedown carries a 19th-century armorial bookplate of Henry Harris. The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil 'S:A:H' (i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Academy 1864-81).
Contributors Morton, Henry, fl. 1807-1825, engraver
Lizars, William Home, 1788 - 1859, engraver
Atholl, John Murray, 4th Duke of, 1755 - 1830, dedicatee
Harris, Henry, fl. 19th century, previous owner
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. publisher
McCreery, John. 1768 - 1832. printer
W. and D. Lizars (Edinburgh). engraver
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