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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
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title page printed in red and black.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Errata slip inserted.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 293
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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