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Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758–1837
A 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 and park : and a general description of the china gallery, &c. : with a preliminary essay on landscape gardening.
Ninth edition, improved and enlarged, embellished with a new and elegant plan of the park, &c.
Oxford : Printed and sold by Munday and Slatter : Sold also by Lackington, Allen and Co. and Cadell and Davies, London : and by all other booksellers in town and country, MDCCCXIV [1814]
Physical Description:
iv, [2], 150 pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B635 M48 1814
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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 20th-century boards.
SML DA690 B635 M48 1814: Autograph of Raymond D. Cable, February 6, 1961. Front board detached. Stamp of Falconer Madan.
Subject Terms:
Blenheim Palace (England)
Blenheim Park (England)
Cable, Raymond D. -- Autograph.
Landscape architecture -- England -- Blenheim.
Madan, Falconer, 1831-1935 -- Stamp.
Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726.
Engravings -- 1814.
Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, illustrator.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
Munday and Slatter, publisher.
Lackington, Allen and Co., bookseller.
Cadell & Davies, bookseller.

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