A series of etchings illustrative of the architectural antiquities of Suffolk : accompanied with an historical index / the whole drawn and etched by Henry Davy ...
- Additional Title(s):
Architectural antiquities of Suffolk
- Southwold : Published by the author, 1827.
Ipswich : Deck, printer
- Physical Description:
- , 12 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations ; 47 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Related Content:
- View catalog record for Davy's original drawings for the present work
- Originally issued in 10 parts, 1819-1827 (?).
Printed wrappers of the original parts are titled: The architectural antiquities of Suffolk, illustrated in a series of sixty highly finished etchings ...
"Conditions. This work will be published in ten numbers, each containing six etchings, printed on a stout medium folio paper, forming one handsome volume ... 12s. 6d. each number ... Fifty copies will be printed on double crown folio paper, to correspond with the etchings of Beccles Church, &c. at 16s. each number ..."--Wrapper to part no. 1.
Yale Center for British Art copy 1 includes two prospectuses for a "second series of The architectural antiquities of Suffolk," to also include 70 etchings. It appears that the second series was never published.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 822
Includes list of subscribers, page .
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is in the original 10 parts, in printed wrappers; the parts do not include the 10 etchings of Beccles. Some of the parts bear the autograph of the Rev. George Turner. This is probably George Turner (1765 or 1766-1839), Rector of Kettleburgh, Suffolk. Turner's name appears on the original list of subscribers. Part no. 10 includes two prospectuses for the second series (never published). Has boxed with it Davy's A set of etchings illustrative of Beccles Church, and other Suffolk antiquities (1818).
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is a large paper copy; bound in later quarter black morocco and marbled boards. The 10 etchings of Beccles are present (with the title page for their original publication in 1818). With the armorial bookplate of Charles Barclay, of Henstead House; Barclay's name appears on the list of original subscribers (for a large paper copy). Has bound with it Davy's original drawings for all 70 etchings (cataloged separately; see link herewith). Each drawing is affixed to a blank leaf facing its corresponding etching.
With 70 etched views of abbeys, churches, castles, country houses, and other antiquities. Ten of the plates (numbered I-X) were issued in Davy's A set of etchings illustrative of Beccles Church, and other Suffolk antiquities, 1818.
- Subject Terms:
- Architecture, Medieval -- England -- Suffolk.Barclay, Charles, 1780-1855 -- Bookplate.Church architecture -- England -- Suffolk.Historic buildings -- England -- Suffolk.Suffolk (England) -- Antiquities.Turner, George, 1765 or 1766-1839 -- Autograph.
- Etchings -- 1827.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
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Davy, Henry, active 1829, A series of etchings illustrative of the architectural antiquities of Suffolk , 1827
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