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Beeverell antique print of Swillington in the West Rideing of Yorkshire c1727

Beeverell antique print of Swillington in the West Rideing of Yorkshire c1727

by Beeverell, James

Antique Engraving of Swillington Estate in Yorkshire.

Original fine copperplate-engraved view of a grand English country estate for Les Delices de la Grand Bretagne et de l'Irlande, Ouvrage tres utile et tres curieux which translates roughly as "Estates of Great Britain and Ireland, Useful and Curious Works". This exquisite little engraving (with later fine hand-tinting with watercolour) is printed on watermarked paper with two vertical fold marks, for a pocket edition by James Beeverell published in 1727 by prominent mapmaker of Leyden, Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733), reducing the grand views of eminent topographical draughtsman Johannes Kip (1653-1722) for “Britannia Illustrata, ... Nobility or Gentry of Great Britain”, published in London circa 1708.

Plate size 13cm x 16cm (5" x 6.5") Page size 6" x 8".

Stock Number: apvUK.B187fPrice: $220.00

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