Provincial antiquities and picturesque scenery of Scotland [album]

Accession number: 
PML 145789
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.
London : Published by John and Arthur Arch, 1826.
62 prints : etchings and engravings ; 370 x 270 mm, or smaller
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.

Title and date from engraved t.p.
Several of the etchings and engravings are printed on india paper and mounted onto bound album leaves measuring 370 x 270 mm, with the larger plates trimmed to leaf size and bound in directly.

1/2 dark green morocco.
Variant Title: 

Binder's title: Turner's views in Scotland


Inscribed "L...(?). Ashburton" on front pastedown; individual plates are variously inscribed with penciled notes and captions recording the engraver, title, and Rawlinson number, as well as the status of the impression as an etching, engraver's proof, unfinished or unpublished state, etc.

From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Bound album containing a collection of 62 engravings and preliminary etchings by George Cooke, H. Le Keux, R. Wallis, W.R. Smith, J.C. Allen, E. Goodall, and W. Miller after J.M.W. Turner, representing various states of the 12 engravings published as engraved t.p.'s and illustrations in "Provincial antiquities and picturesque scenery of Scotland", and presented here without the accompanying text by Sir Walter Scott. Included are 14 of the prints in their preliminary etched state, 24 engraver's proofs in finished and unfinished or unlettered states, and 24 engravings in their first published state.