Number IV of the Seats and Demesnes belonging to the Nobility and Gentry of Ireland,In a collection of Select Views from Original Drawings. Containing Views of The Castle of Lismore, Howth-House, Florence-Court, and the Entrance of Glen-Molaur. Price to Subscribers, Five British Shillings.
Oblong 8vo, original blue printed paper wrappers, stitched; four engraved views, each with a page of letterpress, three interleaved with tissue. Back wrapper lacking, tissue foxed.
Four views of the seats of the nobility of Ireland, engraved by Thomas Milton after Francis Wheatley (three including one attributed to William Pars on the plate) and J. J. Barralet. This is the fourth installment of six, published between 1783 and 1793, with a total of 24 plates. Milton (1743-1827), son of marine painter John Milton, is believed to have been a pupil of William Woollett. He later worked on Boydell's Shakespeare series and aquatinted some of Luigi Meyer's views of Egypt.
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