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Ellis, William, 1747–1810

The campagna of London, or, Views in the different parishes within the circumference of twenty-five miles from that metropolis : with some account of the history and topography of each parish, and biographical anecdotes of persons who have resided in them. The whole collected from authentic records, and from local and personal information / by William Ellis ...

Additional Title(s):

Campagna of London

Views in the different parishes within the circumference of twenty-five miles from that metropolis

London : Printed by J. Jarvis, Wild-Court, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, [1791-1793]
Physical Description:
152 p., 26 [i.e. 25] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA685.A1 E45 1791+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title from wrappers of part I; vol. t.p. apparently never issued.
"Each number of this work will consist of four views, and in general about sixteen pages of letter-press; but the quantity will be varied as the subject affords matter for information or otherwise. One number will be published every two months, or oftener, if the nature of the work will admit of it"--Title page.
Aquatint illustrations by and after William Ellis.
Individual plates with imprint of engraver, W. Ellis, 1791-1793.
No more issued; text ends in mid-sentence at foot of p. 152.
In place of plate 19, a slip is inserted, "A print of the monument of the family of Dudley, in the Church of Stoke Newington, will be given in a future number."
English short title catalogue, T149526
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 205
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half-red morocco and marbled boards. Front wrapper of first part mounted at front, as title page. Plates are numbered 1-18, 20-26, [27]-[28]. Lacks printed slip in place of plate 19. Plates [27] and [28], included at end, are unnumbered and from the date of 1791 would appear to be plates for which no text had been preparted. Ms notation on mounted front wrapper: commenced 12 April 1792. This Book contains, all that was published of this Work. JD 31 March 1801.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Jarvis, J. -- Printer
London (England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Ridgeway, James -- Publisher
Aquatints -- 1791
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1791
Ellis, William, 1747-1810, ill.

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