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Creator:
Lysons, Samuel, 1763-1819, ill.
Title(s):

An account of Roman antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the county of Gloucester / by Samuel Lysons ...

Additional Title(s):

Description des antiqués romaines découvertes à Woodchester dans le comté de Gloucester

Published/Created:
London : Sold by Cadell & Davies, B. & J. White, Edwards, Payne, Robson, Nicol, Elmsley, and Leigh & Sotheby, 1797.
Physical Description:
[6], 20, [4], 21, [1] p., XL leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), map, plans ; 59 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 55a Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 55a Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 55a Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Special t.p. of pt. 2 reads: Description des antiqués romaines découvertes à Woodchester dans le comte de Gloucester ... À London : Imprime par A. Strahan et se vend chez Cadell & Davies ...
The second half of the text is in French with separate title page, pagination and bracketed register.
Some plates on double leaves.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 143
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1982
ESTC (RLIN), T07436
Upcott, p. 272-274
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in three-quarter dark-blue calf and green cloth. Bookplate of Henry Martin Gibbs, Barrow Court, Somerset, 1891. Two added plates in the text: a view of Woodchester Church, at the head of p. 1 of the English text; and Reverses of medals, printed at the foot of the last page of the English text. These plates are not repeated in the French text. Copy 2 bound in contemporary gilt-, blue-, and blind-tooled russia, with gilt doublures and gilt edges. 1794 watermark. Three armorial bookplates: Mathew Wilson; Frances Mary Richardson Currer; and John Etherington Welch Rolls. ALS from James Bain dated March 1709 laid in. Contains the two added plates in the text. Copy 3 is a large paper copy. Bound in three quarter hard grain morocco. Alternating Whatman watermarks with 1794, 1809, and 1810 dates. French letterpress title page bound in at front. With the two added plates in the text. English title page bound in before plates.
Subject Terms:
Cadell & Davies -- Publisher.
Currer, Frances May Richardson -- Bookplate.
England -- Antiquities, Roman -- Early works to 1800.
Gibbs, Henry Martin -- Bookplate.
Gloucestershire (England) -- Antiquities, Roman -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman -- Early works to 1800.
Lysons, Samuel, 1763-1819 Reliquiæ Britannico-Romanæ.
Pritchard, John E. -- Bookplate.
Rolls, John Etherington Welch -- Bookplate.
Wilson, Mathew -- Bookplate.
Woodchester Park (England) -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1797.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1797.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
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