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Vectis scenery

George Brannon

Vectis scenery

being a series of original & select views, exhibiting the picturesque beauties, local peculiarities, and places of particular interest in the Isle of Wight

by George Brannon

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Published by printed and pubished by the engraver in Wooton-Common, Isle of Wight .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Isle of Wight -- Description and travel -- Views.

  • Edition Notes

    Each plate accompanied by transparent leaf.

    Statementdrawn from nature & engraved by George Brannon... ; to which are prefixed a complete topographical description and the general tours of the Island, embracing every information in the least degree useful to strangers.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17326350M

      2, George Brannon. "Vectis Scenery." Editor Robin McInnes. A faithful copy of the original work by George Brannon in The book is enclosed in a slip case. This particular copy is one of the author's proof copies. The boards are green with gilt titles and decoration, as is the slip case. Robin McInnes has signed the first free endpaper. Historical Monuments Commission., 1 book David Burdett, 1 book Henry Englefield, 1 book Edward Forbes, 1 book Harold J. Osborne White, 1 book Hampshire Archivists' Group., 1 book Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group., 1 book John Kenneth Major, 1 book Peter M. Galton, 1 book William Hepworth Dixon, 1 book.

    Brannon in his earlier book, 'The Vectis Scenery' 4, had decided that "The west or Conservatory front is perhaps the most beautiful: opening upon a bowling-green terrace —and through the graduated tints of several vistas in the luxuriant plantations, are some very pleasing catches of the more distant objects.". Views of the Principal Seats, and Marine & Landscape Scenery, in the Neighbourhood of Lymington: Drawn on Stone by L. Hague, from Original Pictures taken on the spot by J.M. Gilbert, and Dedicated with Permission, to Admiral Sir Harry Neale

      Phillip's "A Bibliography of George Brannon's 'Vectis Scenery', " is about the life and work of the acclaimed Irish-born Isle of Wight artist, printmaker and publisher whose etchings of scenes of the Island in the s were collected and catalogued by Phillip for the first time, and it was Brannon's grandson who became a founder of 5/5(5). The Catalogue of Digital Editions has been gathering digital editions in an attempt to survey and identify best practice in the field of digital scholarly editing. Other cataloguing initiatives do not provide the granular analysis of features necessary to understand the rationale and methodology behind the creation of an edition. The Catalogue is useful as it provides an.


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Vectis Scenery: In the Isle of Wight. to Which Are Prefixed, a Complete Topographical Description and the General Tours of the Island by Brannon, George and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The engravings, the overview map and the written guide were all created and published by longtime Wight resident George Brannon () in his promotional travel book Vectis Scenery, which was "published annually between andand then intermittently until about upon demand" (Ken Hicks).

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Vectis Scenery: Being a Series of Original and Select Views, Exhibiting the Picturesque Beauties of the Isle of WightWritten: 25 Nov, Bertram’s great-grandfather was George Brannon ( – ) a leading self taught artist and engraver of his age, best known for his enterprising book, “Vectis Scenery” (published in ).

This contained 28 of George Brannon’s distinctive views of. Vectis scenery: Being a series of original & select views: exhibiting the picturesque beauties and places of particular interest in The Isle of Wight Unknown Binding – January 1, by Philo Vectis (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks Author: Philo Vectis. Vectis scenery: being a series of original and select views exhibiting the picturesque beauties of the Isle of Wight, with ample descriptive and explanatory letter-press. by George Brannon. Vectis Scenery: or s series of 26 well- known Views, Exhibiting The Picturesque Beauties, Local Peculiariarities, and General Aspect of the Isle of Wight, a new edition, to which is added ' An Itinerary Guide, and a concise Toporaphical Description of the Island'.

II.—THE PICTURE differs from the above in being intended for a hand-book, it is in fact a Cicerone, and therefore occasionally dwells with a degree of minuteness which could be interesting only to a person actually on the spot; but the "Vectis Scenery" takes the higher rank of an Exhibitor of picturesque scenes which ask little aid from.

THE VECTIS SCENERY, PART I. though there is nothing either of the romantic or the sublime in the character of the scenery. and this treatise soon became the text-book of the profession whenever it was found necessary to recommend patients to "try the benefit of a change of air.".

George Brannon's Vectis Scenery A Digital Adaptation of an s Pleasure Trip to the Isle of Wight, U.K. This cartographic journey features 42 copperplate engravings depicting scenic landscapes and buildings on the Isle of Wight (Latin: Vectis). The engravings, the overview map and the written guide were all created and published in the ss Author: Gistro.

Internet Archive BookReader Vectis scenery: being a series of original and select views, exhibiting picturesque beauties of the Isle of Wight, with. Vectis Scenery: Being a Series of Original and Select Views, Exhibiting the Picturesque Beauties of the Isle of Wight, with Ample Descriptive and Explanatory Letter-Press (Classic Reprint) (Paperback) George Brannon (author)Author: George Brannon.

Vectis scenery: being a series of original and select views, exhibiting picturesque beauties of the Isle of Wight, with ample descriptive and explanatory letter-press: A book for a rainy day, or, Recollections of the events of the last sixty-six years The Victorian Collection features a wide assortment of British sociopolitical.

Early life. As a young man, Brannon worked with his father, George Brannon (), a printer, engraver and publisher, originally from Antrim in Ireland.

George Brannon was the author and publisher of Vectis scenery, an illustrated guide to the Isle of Wight first published inwhich was reissued and adapted many times during the following decades.

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Welcome to the Robin McInnes booklist. Here are details of the fifteen art and local history books written by Robin McInnes between Most of the books have been published as Limited Editions of between copies and a number are out of print.

The engravings, the overview map and the written guide were all created and published in the ss by longtime Wight resident George Brannon () in his promotional travel book Vectis Scenery. Vectis Scenery was “published annually between andand then intermittently until about upon demand” (Ken Hicks).

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IT is a peculiar feature in the VECTIS SCENERY, and which must strongly recommend it to the attention of strangers, that it is altogether a LOCAL PRODUCTION, and never has been committed to the hands of either Hawkers or the London Publishers: and that its Sale is confined to the Trade in the Island, and three or four towns on the opposite coast.

Oblong 4to, 2 colored maps and 25 plates, loose, together with 23 color plates of (Scottish?) landscapes, early nineteenth century; Benjamin Coe’s “A New Drawing Book of American Scenery,”oblong 8vo, back cover missing; Charles Dana’s “American Scenery The U.S.

Illustrated,” New York,a 4to prospectus containing 8 of 9 original full-page plates, full. The Vectis was a two masted steamer of tons, owned by John Hill of Sunderland.

During February of she had unloaded her cargo of coal in the Cattewater, Plymouth, and on the fifth day of that month she once again put to sea. It was a misty afternoon with quite a .Description: Vectis Scenery: Being a Series of Original and Select Views, Exhibiting the Picturesque Beauties, Local Peculiarities, and Places of Particular Interest in the Isle of Wight, hand-coloured engraved map, 25 engraved plates, ownership inscription of Lionel Olive (), bookseller's label "Hellyer, Marine Library, Ryde", contemporary morocco-backed marbled .Professor Robin McInnes, OBE (born 1 October ) is an English chartered geologist and chartered civil engineer who is an authority on coastal management and ground instability problems; he lives and works on the Isle of Wight, is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Geography & Environment, University of Southampton.

He is also a Fellow of the Institution .