Sketches of Scenery in South Wales
Printed at Moser and Harris's Lithographic Press, No 7 Cromer Street Brunswick Square. [n.d., c.1820.]
Oblong folio, printed wrappers, six lithographic plates, stitched; scarce. Wrappers chipped and creased, some spotting and soiling of plates.
A collection of early lithographs, rare complete, originally priced at 7s 6d. The plates are: Aberdylis, Vale of Neath; Melincourt, Vale of Neath; Yscwd yr Rhyd In the grounds of W: Williams Esq.r; Yscwd Inon Cam Vale of Neath; Entrance to Porth yr Ogof Caveer, Vale of Neath. Kil Hepsti, Vale of Neath. George Orleans Delamotte ( 1809 - 1821; fl.), artist and teacher, son of a French refugee. His brother was William Alfred Delamotte (1775-1863), drawing-master at the Sandhurst Military Academy, whose son Philip was a photography pioneer known for his series on the disassembly of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park and its reconstruction in Sydenham.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 37996] £650.00