TURNER, J. M. W. (1775 - 1851)
Liber fluviorum; or, river scenery of France.
Depicted in sixty-one line engravings from drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. with descriptive letter-press by Leitch Ritchie : an a biographical sketch by Alaric A. Watts. London : Henry Bohn, 1853. Octavo, gilt-decorated cloth (rebacked, preserving original spine), all edges gilt, new endpapers, engraved title page, pp. lvi; 336; 61 steel-engraved plates after Turner, early presentation inscription to printed title page, occasional light foxing else a good copy.
First edition in single volume format, having been issued in several volumes in the 1830s. Includes an important biography on the artist.