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Creator:
Tomkins, Charles, 1757-1823, ill.
Title(s):

Eight views of Reading Abbey / drawn and engraved by C. Tomkins.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, No. 35, John Street, Fitzroy Chapel; and sold by R. Blamire, London; and Messrs. Smart and Cowslade, Reading, 1791.
Physical Description:
[4], 17, [1] p., [10] leaves of plates : ill., plan ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.R28 T66 1791+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 290
ESTC (RLIN), T133912
Includes: 'A description of Reading Abbey, taken from Sir Henry Englefield's letter to the Antiquarian Society' and a 'List of abbats'.
With a list of subscribers.
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original green paper wrappers. The inset slip at the beginning announces the possibility of a 'second number', if sufficient support is forthcoming, and mentions the incomplete nature of the 'List of Subscribers'. This List is not present in the Abbey copy.
Subject Terms:
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1791.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1791.
Reading Abbey (Reading, England) -- Pictorial works.
Tomkins, Charles -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1791.
Contributors:
Englefield, Henry, Sir, 1752-1822.
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