A history of the western division of the county of Sussex : including the rapes of Chichester, Arundel, and Bramber, with the city and diocese of Chichester / by James Dallaway ; in two volumes.
- Additional Title(s):
- London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt-Court, Fleet Street, 1815-1832.
- Physical Description:
- 2 volumes in 3 : illustrations, maps, plans ; 36 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Cover title, on publisher's original printed boards: Western Sussex.
Title page printed in red and black.
Engravings by Thomas Starling, Henry Mutlow, Neele, John Le Keux, Joseph Skelton, Thomas King, William Holl, William Woolnoth, John Walter Froggett, J. Walker, M.S. Barenger, George Hollis, Weddell, James Basire, Charles John Smith, John George Jackson, Philipp Audinet, and J. Jenkins; after Charles Wild, Thomas King, John Flaxman, Thomas Uwins, James Wyatt, James Teasdale, Samuel Lysons, Richard Smirke, John Hoppner, S.W. Lee, Gideon Algernon Mantell, Charles John Smith, Thomas Willement, Ramsay R. Reinagle, Lady Burrell, J.A. Causac, and John Chessell Buckler.
Vol. 2 has no general title, each part having special title page. Part 1: The parochial topography of the rape of Arundel in the western division of the county of Sussex. By James Dallaway ... A new ed., by Edmund Cartwright ... London, Printed by J. B. Nichols and son, 1832. Part 2: The parochial topography of the rape of Bramber, in the western division of the county of Sussex. By Edmund Cartwright ... London, Printed by J. B. Nichols and son, 1830.
500 copies of v. 1 and v. 2, pt. 1 printed in 1815 and 1819. 300 copies of the former and 470 of the latter were destroyed by fire in 1819. In 1832, 200 copies of the rare v. 2, pt. 1, ed. by E. Cartwright, were reprinted.
In 1819 several cancels and additions were made in v. 1 as follows: 5 sheets, p. cxlv-clxviii, were issued to replace p. cxlv-clxvi (in L. C. copy the canceled leaves have been retained and follow substituted matter); cancels at p. 177-8 and 227-8; additions and corrections, 18 p.; map of the rape of Chichester and port. of John Buckner added.
SML BBys 80b: v. 2, pt. 2. has two additional ports. listed in pencil in Directions to the binder: Sir Charles Merrik Burrell, p. 174 and Walter Burrell, p. 218. "The portrait of Sir Charles Merrik Burrell, bart. is to be transferred to the Rape of Bramber." v. 2, pt. 1. 1832. Lists of plates.
SML BBys 80: v.2, pt. 1. London, 1819. 36 cm. Lowndes gives paging for Preliminary history iii-xi p. and the book gives it as [iii]-xii. One of the rare copies of the original 1819 printing of v. 2, pt. 1.
BAC: British Art Center copy is 1st edition without cancels or additions. Bound in publisher's printed paper-covered boards, with green cloth spines bearing leather title labels. Inscribed: "F.G. [?] Howard, May 1822 [?], from Henry Howard of Colby [?] Esq. as executor to the late Duke of Norfolk." Also with Howard's armorial bookplate, bearing his autograph.
- Subject Terms:
- Arundel (England) -- History.Bramber (England) -- History.Chichester (England) -- History.Howard, F.G. -- Pres. insc. from Henry Howard. May, 1820[?]Howard, Henry -- Pres. insc to F.G. Howard. May, 1820[?]Sussex (England) -- Genealogy.Sussex (England) -- History.
- Engravings -- 1815-1832.
Etchings -- 1815-1832.
Wood engravings -- 1815-1832.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1815-1832.
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Dallaway, James, 1763-1834, A history of the western division of the county of Sussex , 1815-1832
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