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Creator:
Blore, Thomas, 1764-1818, author.
Title(s):

A guide to Burghley House, Northamptonshire, the seat of the Marquis of Exeter : containing a catalogue of all the paintings, antiquities, &c. : with biographical notices of the artists.

Additional Title(s):

Guide to Burghley House, in Northamptonshire, the seat of the Marquis of Exeter

Published/Created:
Stamford : Printed and published by John Drakard, High Street : and sold by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy : and Nichols and Son, in London, 1815.
Physical Description:
x, 292, [4] pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA664.B8 B5 1815 Copy 1 Oversize
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DA664.B8 B5 1815 Copy 2 Oversize
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DA664.B8 B5 1815 Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
With an added engraved title page: A guide to Burghley House, in Northamptonshire, the seat of the Marquis of Exeter.
Engravings by Henry William Burgess, John Greig, R. Penny, and James Storer; after Edward Blore and Henry William Burgess.
Index to the portraits: p. [1]-[4] at end.
Authorship ascribed by Halkett & Laing.
Halket & Laing (3rd ed.), v. II, p. 417
Holmes, M. Country house described, p. 55
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is a large paper copy. Bound in contemporary red quarter morocco and brown boards. Frontispiece, Burgley House, near Stamford, repeated as plate. Lacks plate with title Burghley Lodge. Includes publisher's advertisements, [2] pages at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is bound in contemporary calf with marbled boards (22 cm). Lacks added engraved title page. Bookplate: Rupert Gunnis. Inscription: N.B. More [illegible]. Lacks ground plan of Burghley House and reference to the plan included in copy 1. Lacks publisher's advertisment present at end of copy 1.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 is bound in publisher's original brown printed paper covered boards (24 cm). Publisher's advertisements printed on back cover. Lacks added engraved title page. With publisher's advertisement [2] p. at end. Bound by John Davies, Bookseller, etc. Shewsbury. Lacks ground plan of Burghley House and reference to the plan included in copy 1.
Subject Terms:
Antiques -- Private collections -- England -- Stamford -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- England -- Stamford -- Catalogs.
Burghley House (Stamford, England) -- Catalogs.
Burghley House (Stamford, England) -- Guidebooks.
Country houses -- England -- Stamford.
Davies, John -- Bookbinder.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
More, N.B. -- Autograph.
Painting -- Private collections -- England -- Stamford -- Catalogs.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1815.
Genealogies.
Guidebooks.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Burgess, Henry William, approximately 1792-1844, engraver.
Greig, John, active 1803-1853, engraver.
Penny, R. (Engraver), engraver.
Storer, James, 1771-1853, engraver.
Blore, Edward, 1787-1879, illustrator.
Drakard, J. (John), active 1800-1835, publisher.
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, publisher.
J.B. Nichols and Sons, publisher.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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  • Burghley House, near Stamford
  • The Lodges
  • Pedigree of the Marquis of Exeter
  • Ground plans of Burghley House. Reference to the plan.

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