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Buckler, John Chessell, 1793–1894

Views of the cathedral churches of England and Wales : with descriptions / by John Chessell Buckler.

London : John Nichols and Son, Printers to The Society of Antiquaries, 25, Parliament-Street, 1822.
Physical Description:
[180] p., [32] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA5461 .B83 1822+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by and after John Chessell Buckler.
A descriptive and historical text of from 2 to 20 pages accompanies each group of plates.
"The publication of the English Cathedrals was begun by my father, Mr. John Buckler, F.S.A. in the year 1799, and completed in 1814. The present volume contains views of the same edifices, principally copied from that work; several, however, have been altered, and some additional views, together with those of the cathedrals in Wales, in annexed."--Preface.
"Judging from the publication dates of the plates the work appears to have been originally issued in 8 parts between 1816 and 1822."--British Architectural Library.
A descriptive and historical text of from 2 p. to 20 p. accompanies each group of plates.
NSTC, 2B56184
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 478
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary boards; rebacked in half calf. Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto: "Fidelis ad mortem."
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain.
Cathedrals -- Great Britain.
Church architecture -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Church buildings -- Great Britain.
John Nichols and Son -- Printer.
Engravings -- 1822.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)

  • St. Asaph
  • Bangor
  • Bristol
  • Canterbury
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • St David's
  • Durham
  • Ely (2 plates)
  • Exeter
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Llandaff
  • Lichfield (2 plates)
  • Lincoln
  • St Paul's
  • Norwich --Oxford
  • Peterborough (2 plates)
  • Rochester
  • Salisbury (2 plates)-- Wells
  • Winchester (2 plates)
  • Worcester
  • York (2 plates)

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