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Creator:
Weston, Robert Harcourt.
Title:
Letters and important documents relative to the Edystone Lighthouse : selected chiefly from the correspondence of the late Robert Weston, Esq., and from other manuscripts : to which is added a report made to the Lords of the Treasury in 1809 by the Trinity Corporation : with some observations upon that report / by Robert Harcourt Weston ...
Alternate Title(s):
Documents relative to the Edystone Lighthouse
Published/Created:
London : Printed by C. Baldwin, New Bridge Street, for G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall; and for Robert Baldwin, No. 47, Paternoster Row, 1811.
Physical Description:
xvi, ix-xv,1, 308 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VK1059 .W47 1811+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Half-title: Documents relative to the Edystone Lighthouse.
Engravings by H. Mutlow; after M. Dixon.
Pages ix-xv (2nd group) misnumbered.
BM (compact ed.), v. 26, p. 1067
"Embellished with two views of the lighthouse, one representing the edifice as it appears on a morning after a storm, and the other in a calm."--Title page.
Errata on p. [viii].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blue paper-covered boards. Bookplate: Thomas Jeston White. Inscribed: H.C. from Ashley. Includes a newspaper clipping pasted to recto of back cover describing annual sermon in commemoration of the great storm of 1703 which destroyed Edystone Lighthouse. Annotations on p. 368 dated 21st May 1821.
Subject Terms:
Ashley -- Pres. insc. to H. C.
Baldwin, C. -- Printer
Baldwin, Robert -- Publisher
Eddystone Lighthouse (England)
H. C. -- Pres. insc. from Ashley
Lighthouses -- Great Britain.
Nicol, G. and W. -- Publisher
White, Thomas Jeston -- Bookplate
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1811.
Contributors:
Mutlow, H., engraver.
Dixon, M., ill.
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