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Creator:
Loggan, David, 1635-1700?, author, engraver.
Title:
Cantabrigia illustrata, sive, Omnium celeberrimae istius universitatis, collegiorum, aularum, bibliothecae academicae scholarum publicarum, sacelli coll. regalis : regalis nec non totius oppidi ichnographia / deliniatore & sculptore Dav. Loggan utriusque academiae calcographo.
Alternate Title(s):
Cantabrigia illustrata
Omnium celeberrimae istius universitatis, collegiorum, aularum, bibliothecae academicae scholarum publicarum, sacelli coll regalis
Published/Created:
[Cambridge] : Quam proprijs sumptibus typis mandavit & impressit Cantabrigiae, [1690?]
Physical Description:
[64] leaves : illustrations ; 45 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 50
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Some copies include a frontispiece portrait of Charles II signed: Riley pinx: Smith fec. Other copies include a frontispiece portrait of Charles, Duke of Somerset signed Wm Clarke fec.
Engraved throughout, with most plates signed by the author: [4] single leaves and [30] double leaves.
This work is sometimes dated "[1688]", but the view of Trinity Hall is dated 1689, & the view of Magdalene College mentions Gabriel Quadring as master, elected 1690; Loggan himself was not named engraver to the University until 1690. See: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Wing (2d ed.), L2837
ESTC (RLIN), R9256
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 1913
Includes engraved index of plates.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco by the Centre Rectangle Binder; dated 1690 on front cover. Frontispiece in the British Art Center copy is a mezzotint portrait of Charles, Duke of Somerset by William Clarke. Has bound with it: Oxonia illustrata. Cambridge, 1675.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Cambridge -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Centre Rectangle Binder -- Bookbinder.
Universities and colleges -- England -- Cambridge -- Pictorial works.
University of Cambridge -- Buildings -- Pictorial works.
University of Cambridge -- History.
Form/Genre:
Mezzotints -- 1690.
Engravings -- 1690.
Contributors:
Clarke, William, active 1635-1651, engraver.
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