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Creator:
James, H. G. (Henry Gould), -1842
Title(s):

This work, comprising a series of the most interesting views of old halls, buildings &c. in Manchester and the neighbourhood : is by permission most respectfully dedicated to Sir Oswald Mosley Bart. Lord of the Manor of Manchester / by his obliged and obedient servant H.G. James.

Additional Title(s):

Views of old halls, buildings &c. in Manchester and the neighbourhood

Published/Created:
[Manchester] : Printed and published at the Lithographic Press 9 Ridge Field, Manchester, 1825.
Physical Description:
[36] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 37 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.M4 J36 1825+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Lithographs drawn by H.G. James.
Imprint on plates: Printed at H.F.James' Lithographic Press.
"Originally published in six parts in 1821, each part containing six plates. No difference is discernible in the plates, but copies bound from the parts can be recognized by the title-page being undated. It was published as a volumed with thirty uncoloured plates on 20 May 1825, and with a list of subscribers. It was a success and was then published with thirty-six hand-coloured plates"--Cf. Abbey. The present edition contains 36 plates and lacks the list of subscribers.
Plates numbered 1-26. Plates [27]-[36] unnumbered.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 268
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in quarter-calf with marbled boards. Bookplate: John Walker. Weaste Hall. Lancashire.
Subject Terms:
Buildings -- England -- Manchester -- Pictorial works.
H.F. James' Lithographic Press -- Publisher.
Manchester (England) -- Pictorial works.
Walker, John -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
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