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Creator:
Herdman, William Gawin, 1805-1882.
Title(s):

Pictorial relics of ancient Liverpool : accompanied with descriptions of the antique buildings, etc. : compiled from original evidences, private muniments, and unpublished collections / by William Gawin Herdman, member of The Liverpool Academy, of The London Artists' Fund Society, and London Institute of Fine Arts, author of A Folio of Continental Sketches, etc. etc.

Additional Title(s):

Ancient Liverpool

Published/Created:
[Liverpool] : Published by the author, 1856.
Physical Description:
[4], vii, [1], 109 p., 48 leaves of plates : ill. ; 40 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 94 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 94 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 94 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added lithographed title page: Ancient Liverpool.
Originally issued in 12 monthly parts, with cover title: Ancient Liverpool.
Tinted lithographs (and added title page) drawn on stone by William Gawin Herdman and printed by Henry Greenwood, except: pl. 1, drawn on stone by James J. Herdman, after W.G. Herdman; pl. 2 drawn on stone by W.G. Herdman, after Jas. Boardman; pl. 1, 3 and 4, printed by Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor.
"Subscriber's copy."--Title page, preceding imprint.
"Liverpool: Printed by Henry Greenwood, Canning Place."--Title page verso.
An earlier series of views was published under this title in 1843.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 202
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in half brown morocco and marbled boards, with gilt edges. Binder's ticket on recto of front cover: Holden, 48, Church St. Liverpool. Copy 2 is bound in gilt-stamped red morocco, with gilt edges, and with the coat of arms of Liverpool on front and back cover. With hand-colored plates. Copy 3 is in the original 12 monthly parts. In blue printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Antiquities -- Great Britain.
Architecture -- England -- Liverpool -- History.
Buildings -- England -- Liverpool.
Greenwood, Henry -- Printer.
Holden -- Bookbinder. (BACRB Copy 1)
Liverpool (England) -- Description and travel.
Liverpool (England) -- History.
McLure, Macdonald and Macgregor -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Lithographs -- 1856.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1856.
Contributors:
Herdman, William Gawin, 1805-1882, lithographer.
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