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Charnock, John, 1756-1807

An history of marine architecture : including an enlarged and progressive view of the nautical regulations and naval history, both civil and military, of all nations, especially of Great Britain : derived chiefly from original manuscripts, as well in private collections as in the great public repositories : and deduced from the earliest period to the present time : in three volumes / by John Charnock, Esq. F.S.A.

London : Printed for R. Faulder [and 23 others in London] ... and S. Deighton, Cambridge, by Bye and Law, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell, MDCCC-MDCCCII [1800-1802]
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VM15 C43 1800+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The most authoritative book on eighteenth-century shipbuilding published in England"--Abbey.
Engravings by Inigo Barlow, John Greig, Thomas Hall, James Newton, and Charles Tomkins; after William Alexander, John Charnock, A.L. Van Kaldenbach, T. Kinnersley, John Scott, Robert Shipster, George Staples, and Willem van de Velde.
V. 1 and 2 printed by Bye and Law. V. 3 printed by Nichols and Son.
Added engraved t.p. in v. 1.
English short title catalogue, T011210
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 331
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in blind- and gilt-stamped red morocco; gilt edges. Covers panelled with interlacing panels in gilt and blind. Blue watered silk endpapers.
Subject Terms:
Bye and Law -- Printer.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1800-1802.
Great Britain -- History, Naval.
Naval architecture -- History.
Naval history.
Nichols and Son -- Printer.
R. Faulder -- Publisher.
Shipbuilding -- Great Britain.
Aquatints -- 1800-1802.
Alexander, William, 1767-1816, ill.
Charnock, John, 1756-1807, ill.
Kaldenbach, A. L. van, ill.
Scott, John, 1774-1827, ill.
Serres, Dominic, 1719-1793, ill.
Staples, George, ill.
Velde, Willem van de, 1610 or 11-1693, ill.
Velde, Willem van de, 1633-1707, ill.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820, ill.
Barlow, Inigo, engraver.
Greig, John, active 1803-1853.
Hall, Thomas, active 1772-1800, engraver.
Kinnersley, T. (Thomas), engraver.
Newton, James, 1748-approximately 1804, engraver.
Shipster, Robert, engraver.
Tomkins, Charles, 1757-1823.

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