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Creator:
Enfield, William, 1741-1797.
Title(s):

An essay towards the history of Leverpool / drawn up from papers left by the late Mr. George Perry, and from other materials since collected, by William Enfield. With views of the principal public structures, a chart of the harbour, and a map of the environs.

Edition:
The second edition, with additions.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Joseph Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church Yard, 1774.
Physical Description:
vi, [6], 116 [i.e. 120] p., [12] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.L8 E54 1774+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.L8 E54 1774+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Edward Rooker; after M.A. Rooker and P.P. Burdett. Map engraved by Thomas Kitchin.
A reissue of the 1773 edition, with a cancel titlepage, a new preface and a list of subscribers. Cf. ESTC.
Signatures: a-c² B-Y² Y*² Z² Aa-Ff².
With an additional gathering Y*, numbered *87-90*.
ESTC, T145378
BAC: British Art Center copy has two copies. Copy 1 is bound in mottled tree calf, scored, with gold tooling. Spine title: History of Liverpool. Armorial device, in gilt, stamped on front cover. Copy 2 is bound in diced russia leather binding. Extra-illustrated with two engraved views of Liverpool mounted on verso of first free endpaper, a clipping from "The Time, Wednesday April 12, 1882. The See of Liverpool. To the Editor of The Times", and a large watercolour coat of arms of the city, with manuscript annotations, concluding "The above is a true copy of the record of the patent as registered in the College of Arms, London, Witness my hand this eighteenth of Novemr. 1813. William Radclyffe Rouge Croix".
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1774.
Johnson, Joseph -- Publisher.
Liverpool (England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Liverpool (England) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Radclyffe, William -- Autograph. (BACRB Copy 2)
Form/Genre:
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Contributors:
Perry, George, 1718?-1771.
Rooker, Edward, 1712?-1774, engraver.
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784, engraver.
Rooker, Michael Angelo, 1746-1801, ill.
Burdett, Peter Pever, active 1770-1773, ill.
Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809, publisher.
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