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Creator:
Stukeley, William, 1687-1765, author, illustrator, publisher.
Title:
Itinerarium curiosum, or, An account of the antiquities and remarkable curiositys in nature or art : observ'd in travels thro' Great Brittan : illustrated with copper plates : Centuria I / by William Stukeley, M.D. CML. & SRS.
Alternate Title(s):
Itinerarium curiosum
Account of the antiquities and remarkable curiositys in nature or art
Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, MDCCXXIV [1724]
Physical Description:
[12], 198, [6] pages, 100 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 35 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA90 .S78 1724+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"[Stukeley] regularly attended meetings of both the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Society, where he presented papers and 'curious' objects, often antiquarian or philosophical material resulting from the annual perambulations around the English counties that he had been making since 1711. These journeys and observations resulted in his second major publication, Itinerarium curiosum ... A second volume, Centuria II, was published posthumously in London in 1776."--Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Engravings by Elisha Kirkall; after William Stukeley.
Title printed within double border; woodcut head- and tail-pieces; initials.
ESTC, T99861
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, p. 2026
Upcott, W. English topography, p. xxx
Lowndes, p. 1758
Includes index.
With commendatory poems before p. 1.
BEIN: Bound with Perrault, Charles. A treatise of the five orders of columns in architecture. London, [1722].
BEIN: Partly interleaved and heavily annotated in ms. by Maurice Johnson.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-stamped sheep; rebacked. Inscribed: "This book was bought by Mr. Kirkeall the Ingraver price £2:2:0 binding o: 6:0:0 and is a most Ingenious performance John Boulter." With notes, in pen and black ink, on the versos of plates 1-9, possibly in the hand of Elisha Kirkall.
Exhibition History:
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Making History - Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007 (Yale Center for British Art, 2012-02-02 - 2012-05-27)

Making History - Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007 (McMullen Museum of Art, 2011-09-03 - 2011-12-11)

Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Johnson, Maurice, 1688-1755 -- Bookplate and ms. notes.
Kirkall, Elisha, 1682?-1742 -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1724.
Contributors:
Kirkall, Elisha, 1682?-1742, engraver.
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