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Potter, Joseph, approximately 1797-1875, illustrator.
The remains of the ancient monastic architecture of England / by Joseph Potter, architect.
Rugeley : John Thomas Walters, MDCCCXLIV [1844]
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, 23 leaves of plates in various numberings : illustrations ; 50 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2017 21
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Information
Comprises: A prospectus for the complete work, [1] page of letterpress; ten leaves of plates concerning Tintern Abbey, numbered XI-XX, preceded by an unnumbered section title (also lithographed); eleven plates concerning Buildwas Abbey, numbered II and IX-XVIII, preceded by an unnumbered section title (also lithographed).
Title and imprint from front cover of printed wrappers.
Lithographs printed by Day & Haghe.
Imprint at bottom of cover title: "London. Burns Weale. Oxford. John Henry Parker. Cambridge. Stevenson."
Description based on the Yale Center for British Art copy. Columbia University (Avery Library) records a copy of this title in 4 volumes, with 131 plates (London : J. Weale, [1847-1851]). The YCBA holding may be one of the parts eventually published in the larger work.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown half calf and brown cloth. Original printed wrapper for front cover bound in. Armorial bookplate: Henry Drummond.
Subject Terms:
Abbey of St. Mary and St. Chad (Buildwas, England)
Church architecture -- England.
Drummond, Henry -- Bookplate.
Monasteries -- England.
Tintern Abbey.
Lithographs -- 1844.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Walters, John Thomas, publisher.
Day & Haghe, printer.
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