BARNARD, George. The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting In Water-Colours Illustrated By A Series Of Twenty-Six Drawings And Diagrams In Colours And Numerous Woodcuts. Routledge, Warne, And Routledge, 1871.
4to. (268 x 183 mm). Publisher's royal blue cloth, the upper board gilt-stamped with a floral wreath and spandrels, the design repeated on the lower board in blind, all edges gilt; pp. [viii], 286, 26 plates, [including 24 printed by the Leighton Brothers Chromatic Process and 2 tinted lithographs], 69 wood-engravings in the text; a particularly bright, fresh copy.
Provenance: Peter Bicknell (1907-1995), architect, mountaineer, teacher of architecture and art history and writer, with his Reynolds Stone designed book label to the front pastedown.