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Creator:
Charnock, John, 1756-1807.
Title:
Prospectus and specimen of an history of marine architecture : drawn from the best authorities, and chronologically deduced from the earliest period to the present time ; illustrated by upwards of one hundred plates : exhibiting at least a thousand figures : accurately engraved by the most eminent artists : in three volumes Royal Quarto / by John Charnock, Esq.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for R. Faulder, Bond-Street, 1796.
Physical Description:
[2], 20, 2 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VM15 .C43 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With engraving by Charles Tompkins; after John Charnock and J. Scott.
The work announced here would be published as: Marine architecture / John Charnock. London : R. Faulder, 1800-1802 (Abbey, J.R. Life, 331).
Additional prospectus, 2 p. at end: Portraits of eminent naval officers, faithfully engraved from original pictures; with sketches of their lives and characters, collected from the most authentic sources.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original gray paper wrappers, with publisher's printed cover label. Inscribed: Wm. Chamberlayne with [compliments?].
Subject Terms:
Chamberlayne, William -- Provenance.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Early works to 1800.
Naval architecture -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Naval history -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1796.
Etchings -- 1796.
Prospectuses.
Contributors:
Tomkins, Charles, 1757-1823, engraver.
Charnock, John, 1756-1807, ill.
Charnock, John, 1756-1807. Marine architecture.
Scott, J., ill.
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