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Creator:
Pyne, W. H. (William Henry), 1769-1843, author.
Title:
The history of the royal residences of Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House and Frogmore / by W.H. Pyne ; illustrated by one hundred highly finished and coloured engravings, fac-similes of original drawings by the most eminent artists.
Alternate Title(s):
History of the royal palace of Hampton Court
History of the royal palace of St. James
History of the royal palace of Windsor Castle
Published/Created:
London : Printed for A. Dry, 36, Upper Charlotte-Street, Fitzroy-Square and sold by the principle booksellers in the United Kingdom, MDCCCXIX [1819]
[London] : L. Harrison, printer, 373, Strand, [1819]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations ; 35 cm
Holdings:
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DA66 .P96 1819+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Folio A 2014 77
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
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Notes:
Originally issued in 25 parts in printed wrappers to be bound in 3 volumes.
Contains 100 hand-colored aquatint plates: 59 after drawings by C. Wild, 25 after J. Stephanoff, 9 after R. Cattermole, 6 after W. Westall, and 1 after G. Samuel; 36 are engraved by T. Sutherland, 23 by W.J. Bennett, 28 by R. Reeve, 11 by D. Havell, and 2 by J. Bailey.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 396
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 397
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 2675
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.) 389
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is Abbey copy Scenery 396. Bound in red half morocco. Armorial bookplates: Viscount Cungarvan; Malacrida. Bound in at the end of volume 1 are the wrappers for parts 13-16, inclusive.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is Abbey copy Scenery 397. Illustrations are uncolored. Bound in contemporary purple cloth with roan labels on the spine with title: Pyne's Royal Residences. Binding can be no earlier than 1827 the date of the introduction of binder's cloth. Abbey dates this binding from about 1835. Probably sheets and plates are remainders. Watermarks are early, dating from 1811 in the text and up to and not later than 1818 for the plates. Some plates have the sky printed in blue.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 bound in later red half morocco and red cloth. At the end of volume III is a 13 page "List of Portraits" and the list of plates.
BAC: British Art Center copy 4 bound in contemporary maroon blind- and gilt-tooled morocco.
BAC: British Art Center copy 5 in original parts, dated 1816-1819. Parts numbered I-XXIV; plus one part titled: Titles, dedications &c to Pyne's History of the Royal Residences (London : A. Dry, 1819). Includes publisher's advertisements on back cover of parts I-XVI. The following slips are bound in this copy: Part II, Lincoln Cathedral; Part V, To the subscribers; Part XVIII, Advertisement for Wild's Architecture; Part XXIV, To subscribers rebinding and arrangement of plates. Includes a duplicate plate of the Chapel at Hampton Court Palace, in part 23. Wrapper to part vi in facsimile.
BAC: British Art Center copy 6 bound in contemporary green blind- and gilt-tooled morocco. Two bookplates: Richard Blackett Beaumont and Longueville.
BAC: British Art Center copy 7 bound in contemporary red half leather with marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Florence Bailey Swift.
BAC: British Art Center copy Folio A 2014 77 is a large paper copy of Abbey Scenery 396. Bound in contemporary red half leather, with marbled boards.
Contents:
v. 1. Windsor Castle. Frogmore -- v. 2. Hampton Court. Buckingham House. Kensington Palace -- v. 3. St. James's Palace. Carlton House.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England -- History.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Buckingham Palace (London, England)
Carlton House (London, England)
Castles -- England.
Cungarvan, Viscount -- Bookplate.
Dry, A. -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Dwellings.
Hampton Court (Richmond upon Thames, London, England)
Historic buildings -- England.
Kensington Palace (London, England)
Longueville -- Bookplate.
Malacrida -- Bookplate.
Palaces -- England.
Queen's House (London, England)
Saint James's Palace (London, England)
Swift, Florence Bailey -- Bookplate.
Windsor Castle.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Aquatints -- 1819.
Publishers' advertisements.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Baily, James, active 1780-1815, engraver.
Bennett, W. J. (William James), 1787-1844, engraver.
Havell, Daniel, -1826?, engraver.
Reeve, R., engraver.
Sutherland, Thomas, approximately 1785-approximately 1825, engraver.
Cattermole, Richard, 1795?-1858, illustrator.
Mackenzie, Frederick, 1787 or 1788-1854, illustrator.
Nash, Frederick, 1782-1856, illustrator.
Pugin, Augustus, 1762-1832, illustrator.
Samuel, George, -1823?, illustrator.
Stephanoff, James, 1788?-1874, illustrator.
Westall, William, 1781-1850, illustrator.
Wild, Charles, 1781-1835, illustrator.
Harrison, L. (Lancelot), active 1807-1842, printer.
Burke Austen Collection.
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