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Man, John, of Reading, Eng.

The history and antiquities, ancient and modern, of the borough of Reading : in the county of Berks / by John Man.

Reading : Printed by Snare and Man; sold by Nichols, Son, and Bentley, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street; J. Richardson, Royal Exchange, London; and R. Snare, Minster Street, Reading, 1816.
Physical Description:
[2], iii, [1], 430, [2], xxxvi p., 21 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., map, port, facsim. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.R28 M36 1816+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title page printed in red and black.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 293
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Errata slip inserted.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half blue calf. Autograph: Geo. Tyrrell 1853.
Subject Terms:
Church architecture -- England -- Reading.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1816.
Reading (England) -- Antiquities.
Reading (England) -- History.
Snare and Man -- Printer.
Tyrrell, Geo. -- Autograph, 1853.
Aquatints -- 1816.

  • Contents of plates: Plan of the borough of Reading 1813
  • Siege of Reading by the Earl of Essex
  • Archbishop Laud, from the original in the Council Chamber. His House in Broad Street
  • Reading Tokens issued by I.B. Monck, Esq.
  • Speed's map of Reading 1610
  • East view of High Bridge
  • John Kendrick
  • Copy of Mr. Rennie's plan of the proposed canal
  • To the Worshipful the Mayor, Aldermen & Burgesses of the Borough of Reading this plate of the corporation arms is humbly inscribed by the author
  • South view of the supposed ruins of the castle
  • Fragments of various ornamental parts of the Abbey
  • Sir Thomas Rich Bart. His monument in Sonning Church, Berks.
  • South view of the Abbey Gate
  • Ground plan of the Abbey and Church
  • Plan of the Forbury, at the dissolution
  • Interior view of the Friary, now the Town Bridewell
  • Johannes Blagravvs
  • Fac-simile of the Charter of Reading 1345
  • West view of Caversham Bridge
  • Sir Thomas White, Aldermanus Civitatus London
  • Richard Aldworth.

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