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Creator:
Britton, John, 1771-1857.
Title(s):

The architectural antiquities of Great Britain : represented and illustrated in a series of views, elevations, plans, sections, and details, of various ancient English edifices : with historical and descriptive accounts of each / by John Britton.

Published/Created:
London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme..., J. Taylor..., and the author..., 1807-1826.
Physical Description:
5 v. : ill., plans ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA963 B63 1807+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA963 B63 1807+Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA963 B63 1807+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA963 B63 1807+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added title-pages, engraved.
Vol. 3-4 have imprint: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown.
Plates engraved by John Smith, John Roffe, A. Birrell, William Woolnoth, Joseph Clarendon Smith, Samuel Rawles, Richard Roffe, William Camden Edwards, James Sargant Storer, John Britton, S. Sparrow, Edward Smith, John Pye, Charles Pye, Henry Edridge, Lowry Wilson, William Ellis, Robert Pollard, John Burnet, Bartholomew Howlett, M.S. Barenger, John Le Keux, Frederick Rudolph Hay, John Lee, Thomas Tagg, James Stewart, James Basire.
And Henry Le Keux, James Shury, Samuel Lacey, Samuel Noble, Robert Sands, John Byrne, J.F. Dauthemare, Thomas Matthews, William Smith, T homas Bonnor, John Scott, William Wise, Pote, James Lewis, Joseph Skelton, George Gladwin, John Charles Varrall, Thomas Frazer Ranson, Henry Moses, Edmond Turrell, John Cleghorn, B. Bosley.
After; Gyfford, Samuel Prout, George Arnald, James Baynes,Hugh O'Neill, Thomas Sandby, John Linnell Bond, George Shepherd,Frederick Nash, Joseph Clarendon Smith, William Alexander, John Carter,John Adey Repton, Richard Colt Hoare, James Cave, Thomas Hearne, B. Strutt, Frederick Mackenzie,Thornwaite, James Robert Thompson, John Sell Cotman, J.K. Miller, Jeffry Wyatt.
And Francois Vivares, Charles Parr Burney, John Buckler,Joseph Michael Gandy, James Elmes, R. Gurney, Edward Edwards, Paul Sandby Munn, Thomas Jeans, William Westall, Mrs. Lathbury, Charles Wild, Edmund Aikin, Edward Dayes, William Porden, E. Gyfford, G. M. W.(George Mallord William) Turner, William Tayleure, T.H. (Theodore Henry) Fielding, William B.C.V. Fielding, Jeayes, Willi
John Palmer, George Cattermole, Edward Pretty, Augustus Charles Pugin, Edward Blore, William Henry Bartlett, C.F. Porden, Richard Cattermole, William Alexander, Dr. Fitton, Alexander Poole Moore, P.Atkinson, Redmond William Pilkington and H. Ansted.
BAC: Copy 1 has the bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell. Vol. 5 of this set is a later edition. Imprint reads: London : M.A.Nattali, 1835.
BAC: Copy 2 has bound-in the proof plates, printed on India paper and mounted, without inscriptions. Presentation letter from Britton to the Duchess of Sutherland about this copy is catalogedseparately. Bookplate of the Sutherland arms in each volume.
BAC: Copy 3 is bound in 10 v. and includes both the original drawings in graphite, pen and ink, and/or water color and proofs of the plates, with and without inscriptions. Prospectus laid in front of this copy.
BAC: Copy 4 has the bookplate of Rupert Gunnis. Vol 5 of this set is a later edition. Imprint reads: London : M.A. Nattali, 1835 and has the bookplate of Thomas Weld-Blundell.
BAC: Vol. 5 has a special t.p.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses.
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