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Creator:
Sampson, George Vaughan.
Title:
A memoir, explanatory of the chart and survey of the county of London-Derry, Ireland / by the Rev. George Vaughan Sampson.
Published/Created:
London : G. & W. Nicol, 1814.
Physical Description:
[2], xvi, 359 p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA990.L8 S26 1814+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Frotispiece aquatint and map engraved by James Ford. Other engraved plates by Henry Brocas. Wood-engraved illustrations are unsigned.
Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-row, St. James's.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 480
Subscriber's list: p. [ix]-x.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original blue paper covered boards. Armorial bookplate of Arthur Conolly Gage Heygate and Frances Evelyn Rowley (Harvey) Heygate.
Contents:
Historical introduction -- Geographical state and circumstances -- Civil and ecclesiastical boundares and description, towns, villages, public institutions -- Commerce, Manufactures, Agriculture -- Druidical and other pagan monuments, antiquites. Questions proposed. Replies. Conclusion.
Subject Terms:
Agriculture -- Ireland -- Londonderry (County)
G. & W. Nicol -- Publisher.
Heygate, Arthur Conolly Gage -- Bookplate.
Heygate, Frances Evelyn Rowley Harvey -- Bookplate.
Londonderry (Northern Ireland : County) -- History.
W. Bulmer and Co. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Subscribers' lists.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- 1814.
Wood engravings -- 1814.
Engravings -- 1814.
Contributors:
Brocas, Henry, 1762-1837, engraver.
Ford, James, fl. 1778-1812, engraver.
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