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Davy, Henry, active 1829, ill.

Views of the seats of the noblemen and gentlemen in the county of Suffolk / by Henry Davy, author of The architectural antiquities of Suffolk.

Southwold, Suffolk : [H. Davy], [1824-1826?]
Physical Description:
4 parts (21 p., 20 leaves of plates) : chiefly ill. ; 35 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7621.S84 D38 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Information
Title from wrappers to the parts.
Engravings by J. Lambert (i.e. J.F. Lambert?); after Henry Davy.
"This work will be published in twenty numbers, each containing six highly finished engravings, and about ten pages of letter press ..."--Cover, no. 2.
"The continued illness of Mr. Lambert, Jun., one of the artists employed in the work, obliges the author to publish no. 2 with five plates only, seven plates will be given in no. 3."--Slip tipped in at front of no. 2.
"Views of the seats of noblemen and gentlemen in Suffolk (1826) was abandoned after only twenty-two houses had been engraved by Lambert after Davy ..."--DNB.
"List of subscribers" on back covers.
BAC: British Art Center copy incomplete: lacks nos. 3 and 4. Numbers 1 and 2 bound in original printed paper wrappers. Autograph on no 2: Rev. George Turner.
BM (compact ed.), v. 6, p. 1120
Eng. cat. of books, Prel. vol., p. 155
Andersen, J.P. Book of British topography, p. 263
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Suffolk.
Country homes -- England -- Suffolk.
Davy, H. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1824.
Suffolk (England) -- Antiquities.
Turner, George, Rev. -- Autograph.
Subscribers' lists.
Lambert, J. F., fl. 1829-1832, engraver.

  • Henham Hall
  • Cockfield Hall
  • Worlingham Hall
  • Fornham Hall
  • Great Finborough Hall
  • Gipping Hall
  • Hawleigh Park
  • Benacre Hall
  • Henstead House
  • Brampton Hall --Sotterley Hall.

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