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Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758–1837

New description of Blenheim, the seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough : containing a full and accurate account of the paintings, tapestry, and furniture; a picturesque tour of the gardens & park : and a general description of the china gallery, &c. : with a preliminary essay on landscape gardening.

Additional Title(s):

Guide to Blenheim

Seventh edition, improved and enlarged, embellished with a new and elegant plan of the park, &c.
Oxford : Printed and sold by Slatter and Munday : Sold also by Cadell and Davies, Strand, London : and by all booksellers in town and country, 1806.
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 152 pages, [4] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B635 M47 1806
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
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Half title: Guide to Blenheim.
Engraved frontispiece by Charles Heath; after C.M. Metz. Folded map of Blenheim engraved by Samuel John (?) Neele.
Text by William Fordyce Mavor.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked; with original printed spine label.
Subject Terms:
Blenheim Palace (England)
Blenheim Park (England)
Corbet, Richard -- Bookplate.
Landscape architecture -- England -- Blenheim.
Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726.
Engravings -- 1806.
Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, illustrator.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.
Munday and Slatter, publisher.
Cadell & Davies, bookseller.
Walter, Paul F., donor.

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