House and Lake

Book title: The seasons

Thomson, James.

The Seasons. To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author by Patrick Murdoch. London, Printed by A. Strahan, 1788.

Engravings. 12mo, full transparent vellum, Estruscan borders in gilt and green on sides, beneath the vellum of the front cover a circular medallion in color with a figure of a nude man offering grapes to a child, on the back cover also in color, a reclining figure of a shepherd with flute and a winged Cupid with pipes, gilt edges with painting beneath the gilt, by Edwards of Halifax, in a half morocco slip case.

The fore edge painting shows a lake with a small island in the center and at the right a mansion showing its reflection in the water.

I. Edwards of Halifax. II. Title.

Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Bodies of water