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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
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
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, 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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