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A picturesque and descriptive tour in the mountains of the High Pyrenees: comprising twenty-four views of the most interesting scenes, from original drawings taken on the spot; with some account of the bathing establishments in that department of France


Date: 1825




An exceptional copy of Hardy's masterpiece with 24 miniature hand-colored plates that are among the most beautiful to be found in aquatint engraving" (Prideaux). This series of views begins with a general view of the distant mountains of the Pyrenees as seen from Villeneuve de Marsan, while others are taken from the Bath of La Railliere, St. Sauveur, Bridge of Sia and Bareges etc.


Brunet, III, p. 42. Tooley, No. 245. Abbey, Travel, 210. Prideaux, Aquatint Engraving, pp. 229, 339, 378 [the plates are among the most beautiful to be found in aquatint engraving]. Fourcassie, p. 123. Duloum, pp. 30, 38, 575-577. Labarere, I, No. 740; Bobins II 532.

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Publisher: London : R. Ackermann



Pages: 194



ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-06-30

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