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

Views of Reading Abbey : with those of the churches originally connected with it, in the county of Berks : together with some monuments of antiquity, remaining in those churches : containing thirty-three engravings, with descriptive letter-press.

Additional Title(s):

Views of Reading Abbey, including the remainder of the churches depending on and originally connected with it in Berkshire and other counties, descriptive of the monumental antiquities still preserved in them ; with observations on their original and present state

Published/Created:
London : Printed by J. Whiting, Finsbury Place, for J. Manson, Gerrard Street, Soho; and sold by Messrs. White, Fleet Street; T. Payne, Mews Gate; Greenland and Norris, Finsbury Square; H.D. Symonds, Paternoster Row; by the principal bookselelrs in Berkshire and adjoining counties, 1805-1810.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., plans ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.S28 C63 1802+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.R4 T66 1805+ Oversize
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Books
Notes:
Vol. 2 has title: Views of Reading Abbey, including the remainder of the churches depending on and originally connected with it in Berkshire and other counties, descriptive of the monumental antiquities still preserved in them ; with observations on their original and present state. Reading : Printed by Snare and Man, for R. Snare, Reading ... 1810. Price two guineas.
Aquatint engravings drawn and engraved by Charles Tomkins.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 292
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center had two copies. The DA670.R4 T66 1805+ copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-stamped half morocco. The DA690.S28 C63 1802+ copy is bound with: History and antiquities of Reading (London : Printed for the author ..., 1802).
Subject Terms:
Abbeys -- England -- Berkshire.
Berkshire (England) -- Description and travel.
Church architecture -- England -- Berkshire.
Church buildings -- England -- Berkshire.
Manson, J. -- Publisher.
Reading Abbey (Reading, England) -- Description and travel.
Snare and Man -- Printer.
Snare, R. -- Publisher.
Whiting, J. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1805-1810.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1805-1810.
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  • Contents of plates: General plan of the Ruins of Reading
  • North front of the Abbey Gate, Reading
  • North view of the ruins
  • East view of the Great Hall
  • Inside of the Great Hall
  • Arms & Cypher of Hugh Farringdon
  • South east view of the ruins
  • South entrance of the Cloisters
  • South front of the Abbey Gate, Reading
  • View of Caversham, through the Gateway
  • Caversham Church
  • Purley Church
  • Ancient fonts
  • Pangbourn Church
  • Tidmarsh Church
  • Monument at Tidmarch
  • Saxon doorway at Tidmarsh
  • Sulham Church
  • Beenham Church
  • Monument at Beenham
  • Wargrave Church
  • Warfield Church
  • Monument in Warfield Church
  • Tilehurst Church
  • Englefield Church
  • Ancient monument in Englefield Church
  • Ancient monument in Englefield Church
  • Thatcham Church
  • Greenham Chapel
  • Monument in St. Laurence Church
  • Monument in St. Laurence Church
  • Monument in St. Mary's Church
  • The east view of the ruins of the Abbey of Reading, Berks.
  • The north view of the gateway in the Forbury, as before demolished in Reading, Berks.
  • Cholsey Barn
  • Cholsey Church
  • Moulsford Chapel
  • Bucklebury Church
  • Midgham Chapel
  • Sulhamstead Abbots Church
  • Blubury Church
  • Compton Church
  • Stanton Harcourt-Oxon.
  • St. Mary's-Reading-Berkshire
  • St. Giles's Church in Reading
  • St. Lawrence's Church in Reading
  • Pangbourn-Berkshire
  • Whitchurch Bridge
  • Basledon, Berkshire
  • South west view of the Leominster Priory, Hereford/North east view of the remains of Leominster Priory, Hereford.

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