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Creator:
Davy, Henry, active 1829, ill.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
Southwold, Suffolk : [H. Davy], [1824-1826?]
Physical Description:
4 parts (21 p., 20 leaves of plates) : chiefly ill. ; 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7621.S84 D38 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), 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.
Form/Genre:
Subscribers' lists.
Contributors:
Lambert, J. F., fl. 1829-1832, engraver.
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  • 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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