Drawing book of landscapes

landscape drawing of a road winding through a forest with a 2 story house in the background

Six engraved plates depicting landscapes, numbered 1-6


  • Printmaker: Roberts, Henry, approximately 1710-approximately 1790, printmaker.
  • Title: [Drawing book of landscapes] [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : Sold by Henry Roberts near Hand Alley facing Great Turn-Stile, Holborn, publish’d Decr. [the] 26, according to act of Parliament, 1743.

Catalog Record

724 744D

Acquired September 2022

Drawing book of river and coastal landscapes

description below

Six engraved plates depicting river and coastal built up landscapes. Numbered C1-C6 and identified as ‘Book 3’ in the upper left hand corner of first plate. ‘Price 6d.’ in lower right margin of first plate.

  • Author: Schnebbelie, Jacob, 1760-1792, attributed name
  • Title: [Drawing book of river and coastal landscapes] [graphic]
  • Publication: [London] : Printed for Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, [approximately 1770]

Catalog Record

724 770Sc

Acquired September 2022

The artists assistant in drawing, perspective, etching…..

printed tet

  • Author: Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, author.
  • Title: The artists assistant in drawing, perspective, etching, engraving, mezzotinto-scraping, painting on glass, in crayons, in water-colours, and on silks and satins. : Containing the easiest and most comprehensive rules for the attainment of those truly useful and polite arts, methodically digested and adapted to the capacities of young beginners. Illustrated with suitable examples engraved on copper.
  • Edition: The third edition, improved.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Robert Sayer, Map and Printeseller, No. 53 Fleet-Street, and John Smith, No. 35, Cheapside, as the Acts directs, 4th January, 1772.

Catalog Record

72 772 B787

Acquired April 2021