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Mason, William Ithell

The history and antiquities of Birkenhead Priory : illustrated by views, plans, and elevations : together with views of the churches formerly connected with the priory / by William I. Mason, architect, and A.W. Hunt, B.A.

Additional Title(s):

Birkenhead Priory

Oxford ; John Henry Parker ; 1854.
and London : John Henry Parker ; 1854.
Liverpool : Pearce & Brewer, 1854.
Physical Description:
16 p., [15] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B55 M37 1854+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Cover title, stamped in gilt, on publisher's (?) cloth: Birkenhead Priory.
Printed by David Marples, Lord Street, Liverpool.
Title page printed in black and red.
Some of the lithographs are tinted.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 47
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's quarter green roan and green cloth. Includes an additonal lithograph (at end): West Front view of Eaton Hall. Armorial bookplates: Thomas Glazebrook Rylands and John Paul Rylands.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England -- Birkenhead.
Birkenhead (England) -- Church history.
Birkenhead Priory -- History.
Church architecture -- Great Britain.
Marples, David -- Printer.
Parker, John Henry -- Publisher.
Pearce & Brewer -- Publisher.
Rylands, John Paul -- Bookplate.
Rylands, Thomas Glazebrook -- Bookplate.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1854.
Hunt, Alfred, 1830-1896.

  • Birkenhead Priory. Ground-plan
  • Birkenhead Priory. Elevations, &c. of refectory
  • Birkenhead Priory. Elevation, &c. of Chapter-House
  • Birkenhead Priory. Detail of windows, &c.
  • Birkenhead Priory. Detail of mouldings, &c.
  • Birkenhead Priory. West view of refectory
  • Birkenhead Priory. Interior of refectory
  • Birkenhead Priory. View of crypt
  • St. Mary's Church, Birkenhead
  • Wallasey Church
  • Bidston Church
  • Bebbington Church
  • Backford Church
  • Bowden Church
  • Davenham Church.

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