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Creator:
Coxe, William, 1747-1828.
Title(s):

An historical tour in Monmouthshire : illustrated with views by Sir R.C. Hoare, Bart., a new map of the county, and other engravings / by William Coxe, A.M. F.R.S. F.A.S., Rector of Bemerton and Stourton.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, in the Strand, 1801. Luke Hansard, printer, Great Turnstile, Lincoln's Inn Fields, [1801]
Physical Description:
2 v. ([12], v, [3], 433 [i.e. 435], [9] p., [92] leaves of plates) : ill., genealogical tables, maps, plans, ports. ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.M7 C69 1801+ Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.M7 C69 1801+ Copy 1
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Detailed folding map of Monmouthshire by Nathaniel Coltman. Second plate of maps signed: Jones & Smith sc. Pentonville.
Portraits and plans engraved by Silvester Harding.
The plates include 2 leaves of maps, 55 leaves of views, 11 leaves of portraits, 7 leaves of town plans, 16 leaves of ground plans of ancient castles and encampments, and 1 facsimile of an inscription in the Church of Usk.
"Only sixty copies of this impression on Royal Paper were printed."--Verso of title page.
Paged continuously; p. 433 repeated in numbering.
Selected exhibitions: "Nobleness & Grandeur" (Yale Center for British Art, 27 Jan.-24 Apr., 2005).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is one of 60 copies on Royal paper. Includes a second set of the plates printed on silk, each trimmed and mounted on paper, and bound in place of the standard plate. The plates printed on paper are bound separately, in a third volume. Bound (in 2 volumes) in contemporary red morocco, gilt, with gilt edges. Binder's ticket: Bound by L. Staggemeier & Welcher, no. 11, Villiers St. York Builds., London.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 imperfect: lacks index, [7] p. at end. One of 60 copies on Royal paper. Includes a second set of the plates printed on silk, each trimmed and mounted on paper, and bound adjacent to the standard plate. Bound (in 2 volumes) in contemporary red morocco, gilt, with gilt edges. Binder's ticket: Bound by L. Staggemeier & Welcher, no. 11, Villiers St. York Builds., London. Armorial bookplate: Thomas Edward Watson, St. Mary's Lodge, Newport, Mon.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1801.
L. Staggemeier & Welcher -- Bookbinder. (BACRB Copy 2)
Monmouthshire (Wales) -- Antiquities.
Monmouthshire (Wales) -- Description and travel.
Monmouthshire (Wales) -- History.
Watson, Thomas Edward -- Bookplate. (BACRB Copy 2)
Form/Genre:
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Cloth printings (Printing) -- 1801.
Contributors:
Coltman, Nathaniel.
Hoare, Richard Colt, Sir, 1758-1838, ill.
Byrne, William, 1743-1805, engraver.
Harding, Sylvester, 1745-1809, engraver.
Jones & Smith, engraver.
Cadell & Davies, publisher.
Hansard, Luke, 1752-1828, printer.
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