Engrav'd for I.T. Serres's Little Sea Torch, & Publish'd by him, London, 1801.
Aquatint, printed in blue and hand finished. 260 x 420mm, 10¼ x 16½". Occasional spots.
Four finely-coloured coastal profiles on one sheet, three of the south coast of England, the fourth Dungarvan in Ireland. "Old Harry" is the famous chalk stack named after the Devil; his 'Wife' is shown here at the same height, predating her collapse in 1896. Published in Serres's scarce marine pilot, 'The Little Sea Torch', an acknowledged English edition of Bougard's 'Le Petit Flambeau de la Mer', although extensively revised by Serres.
Abbey Life: 344.
[Ref: 13474] £240.00