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The picturesque beauties of Great Britain

a series of views, from original drawings, with historical, topographical, critical, and biographical notices

by Allen, Thomas

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Published by George Virtue in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kent (England) -- Description and travel.

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    StatementBy Thomas Allen ... Kent.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22153731M
    OCLC/WorldCa5269776

    Get this from a library! Observations on several parts of Great Britain: particularly the High-lands of Scotland, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year [William Gilpin; Cadell & Davies,; Strahan and Preston,; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)]. In the library, which contains one of the largest collections of books in the country, is a statue of Queen Anne, by Rysbrach, as also a bust of Alexander the Great, from Herculaneum. In the chapel is the monument by Rysbrach, of the great Duke of Marlborough, .


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: The Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain: A Series of Views, from Original Drawings, with Historical, Topographical, Critical, and Biographical Notices (Classic Reprint) (): Allen, MR Thomas: Books. : The Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain: A Series of Views from Original Drawings, Accompanied by Historical, Topographical, Critical, and Biographical Notices Essex (): Wright, Thomas: BooksReviews: 1.

Added t.-p., engraved: Virtue's picturesque beauties of Great Britain: in a series of views, by the most approved artists, taken expressly for this work, by Messrs. Shepherd, H. Gastineau, &c. London, George Virtue, Plates dated Pages:   The Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain: A Series of Views from Original Drawings, Accompanied Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes. Added illustrated t.-p.: Virtue's Picturesque beauties of Great Britain comprising the Pages: Contains the same views on later printed plates and variant text from that of another edition with title "The picturesque beauties of Great Britain: illustrated by topographical, historical, and critical notices, combining every interesting object, ancient and modern ; from an elaborate Survey, and original designs taken upon the spot: Kent.

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