Besley's Eighteen Views of Devonshire

Price: $162.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Eighteen engravings bound in green embossed cloth with title in gilt to front. No stated date; presumably 1860s. Each engraving published by H. Besley, Exeter, with respective number and title. In order of appearance in the volume they are: No. 196 : Teignmouth _ Public Rooms, &c : S.R. Ridgway del. April 5 (?) illegible. No. 195 : Teignmouth _ The Den, Pier, &c : S.R. Ridgway del. No. 155 : Teignmouth, from the East Cliffs : G. Townsend del. No. 156 : Teignmouth, from Shaldon : G. Townsend del. No. 109 : Teignmouth Beach : G. Townsend del. No. 108 : East Teignmouth Church : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1853. No. 110 : Teignmouth Bridge : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1853. No. 119 : Parson & Clerk / The Ness, Teignmouth : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1858(?). No. 157 : Babbicombe from Petit Tor : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1861. No. 158 : Torquay from Park Hill : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1861. No. 114 : Tor Church : G. Townsend del. No. 172 : Paignton from Roundham Hill : J.W. Tucker del. No. 123 : Dartmouth Castle : G. Townsend del. No. 161 : Berry Pomeroy Castle : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1861 No. 106 : Dawlish Lawn : G. Townsend del. No. 107 : Luscombe, Dawlish : G. Townsend del. April 4, 1853 No. 180 : Becky Fall, Dartmoor : S.R. Ridgway del. No. 179 : The Sacred Circle, Dartmoor : S.R. Ridgway del. Book measures 7.4 x 4 inches. Binding is sturdy, with original unmarked endpapers showing offsetting. Foxing to the first plate only. Please consult the photos for a representative sampling. As you can see, the gilt of the top half of the B on front cover is lacking.

Title: Besley's Eighteen Views of Devonshire

Author Name:

Illustrator: G. Townsend, J.W. Tucker, S.R. Ridgway

Categories: Art, Travel,

Publisher: Exeter, H. Besley:

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 32mo. oblong

Seller ID: Books006683

Keywords: Devonshire antique engravings Torquay Dartmoor Teignmouth