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Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758–1837
A new description of Blenheim : the seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough : containing a full and accurate account of the paintings, tapestry, and furniture : a picturesque tour of the gardens and park : and a general description of the china gallery, &c. : with a preliminary essay on landscape gardening.
Eighth edition, improved and enlarged. Embellished with a new and elegant plan of the park, &c.
Oxford [England] : Printed and sold by J. Munday ... , 1811.
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 150 p., 4 leaves of plates (one folded) : ill., plan ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690 B635 M3 1811
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
BAC: Label on cover reads: Blenheim guide, large paper, with views.
BAC: Bound in original boards.
BEIN Osborn pd286: Extensive manuscript quotation of Alexander Pope on front free endpaper. Inscription: George May Jun, 1811. Heavily annotated throughout in several hands.
Illustrations by Charles Heath, Neele and William Angus; after Conrad Martin Metz.
Half-title: Guide to Blenheim.
Subject Terms:
Blenheim Palace (England)
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1811.
Landscape architecture -- England -- Blenheim.
May, George, Jun. -- Autograph.
Munday, J. -- Printer.
Oxford (England) -- Imprints -- Specimens -- 1811.
Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 20th century.
Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, ill.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Neele, Josiah, engraver.
Angus, William, 1752-1821, engraver.
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