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Essay I. On Picturesque Beauty.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24Disputes about beauty might perhaps be involved in less confusion, if a distinction were established, which certainly exists, between such objects as are beautiful...

The Landscape. Book I.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Supplied courtesy of UCLA’s Southern Regional Library Facility (www.srlf.ucla.edu)5101520253035404550v. 53. It has been frequently observed by travellers, that the attitudes of savages are in general graceful and spirited; and the great...

Essay III. On the Art of Sketching Landscape.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24The art of sketching is to the picturesque traveller, what the art of writing is to the scholar. Each is equally necessary to fix and communicate it's respective...

Contents of the Following Poem.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24LineIntroduction, and address.A close attention to the various scenes of nature recommended; and to the several circumstances, under which they appear.A facility also...

To William Lock, Esq; of Norbury-Park, in Surrey.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24dear sir,THE following essays, and poem, I beg leave to inscribe to you. Indeed I do little more, than return your own: for the best remarks, and observations in them...

Essay I. On The Mode in which the Author Executes These Rough Sketches.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24These sketches are in the same style as most of those which were offered before. They are roughly finished, pretending only to exhibit a little composition and effect...

The Landscape. Book III.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Supplied courtesy of UCLA’s Southern Regional Library Facility (www.srlf.ucla.edu)5101520v. 23. It has been suggested to me that lo crack and dry, is not properly the effect of a more cold and damp atmosphere: generally it certainly is not;...

Postscript: To The Second Edition.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Supplied courtesy of UCLA’s Southern Regional Library Facility (www.srlf.ucla.edu)Before I take leave of Mr. Repton, who has so gallantly stood forth the champion of the present system of rural decoration, I beg to assure him that whatever...

Notes on the Foregoing Poem.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24LineSome perhaps may object to the word glimmering: but whoever has observed the playing lights, and colours, which often invest the summits of mountains, will not think...

Advertisement to the Second Edition.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Supplied courtesy of UCLA’s Southern Regional Library Facility (www.srlf.ucla.edu)The reference to an unprinted work of Mr. Repton's, in the note to v. 159 of the first book, was made in the preceding edition without any explanation...