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Creator:
Berry, William, 1774-1851.
Title:
The history of the island of Guernsey : part of the ancient duchy of Normandy, from the remotest period of antiquity to the year 1814 : containing an interesting account of the island : its government, civil, military, and ecclesiastical : peculiar privileges, customs, etc. with particulars of the neighbouring islands of Alderney, Serk, and Jersey : compiled from the valuable collections of the late Henry Budd, Esq., His Majesty's receiver, and more than thirty years resident in the island : (collected by him for the purpose of publication, which his death prevented) : as well as from authentic documents, Royal Charters, public records, and private manuscripts / by William Berry, Late of the college of arms, London ; embellished and illustrated with a correct map of the island ; view of the town ; plates of the churches, castles, and other public buildings, gentlemen's sets, &c. &c. &c.
Published/Created:
London : Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row; and John Hatchard, 190, opposite Albany, Piccadilly, 1815.
Physical Description:
vii, [5], 348 p., [30] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.G9 B5 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.G9 B5 1815+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.G9 B5 1815+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by J. Wilson and Joseph Constantine Stadler; after William Berry and J. Carter.
Printed by J. Brettell, Rupert Street, Haymarket, London.
At head of title: Dedicated, by gracious permission, to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent.
Abbey, J. R. Scenery, 551
Anderson, J.P. Book of British topography, p. 26
"List of subscribers"--P. [ix]-[xii].
BAC : British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Copy 2 has the stamp of Alfred Hiley. Copy 3 has the bookplate and autograph of H.J. Beresford Clements. The preliminaries, map, and first plate have been bound in different orders in copies 2 and 3.
Subject Terms:
Bretell, J. -- Printer.
Clements, H. J. Beresford -- Autography. (BACRB copy 3)
Clements, H. J. Beresford -- Bookplate. (BACRB copy 3)
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1815.
Guernsey (Channel Islands) -- History.
Hatchard, John -- Publisher.
Hiley, Alfred -- Stamp. (BACRB copy 2)
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Contributors:
Stadler, Joseph Constantine, engraver.
Wilson, J, engraver.
Berry, William, 1774-1851, ill.
Carter, J, ill.
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