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Trench, F. W. (Frederick William), Sir, 1775–1859

A collection of papers relating to the Thames Quay : with hints for some further improvements in the metropolis / by Colonel Trench, M.P. ; with seventeen explanatory plates.

Additional Title(s):

Thames Quay, &c. &c. &c.

London : Printed for Carpenter and Son, Old Bond Street, 1827.
Physical Description:
[4], iv, iv, 176 p., 17 leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill., plans ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TC264.L8 T74 1827+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Half title: Thames Quay, &c. &c. &c.
Engravings by George & John Cary, Thomas Kearnan, Robert Cabbell Roffe, John Roffe, Henry Adlard, John Henry Le Keux. George Gladwin, Thomas Dighton; after Philip and Benjamin Wyatt.
Printed by A.J. Valpy, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.
Two plates have moveable flaps. 4 plates are double paged.
BAC: British Art Center copy is a large paper copy with the author's autograph presentation to William Leake on the title page. Most engravings on India-paper proof. Bound in green gilt-stamped morocco, with gilt edges. Armorial bookplate: William Leake. Binder's label: Bound by Carpenter & Co. 14 Old Bond Street.
Subject Terms:
Bridges -- England -- Thames River.
Carpenter & Co. -- Binder.
Carpenter and Son -- Publisher.
City planning -- England -- London.
Docks -- England -- London.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1827.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1827.
Leake, William -- Bookplate.
Leake, William -- Pres. insc. from F.W. Trench.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1827.
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Trench, F.W. -- Pres. insc. to William Leake.
Valpy, A.J. -- Printer.
Wharves -- England -- London.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Adlard, Henry, engraver.
Dighton, Thomas, 19th cent, lithographer.
Gladwin, George, engraver.
Kearnan, Thomas, engraver.
Le Keux, John Henry, 1812-1896, engraver.
Roffe, John, 1769-1850, engraver.
Roffe, Robert Cabbell, d. 1839, engraver.
G. & J. Cary, engraver.
Wyatt, Philip William, -1835, ill.
Wyatt, Benjamin Dean, 1775-1855, ill.
Gwynn, John, 1713-1786. London and Westminster improved. Selections.

  • Introductory remarks on the proposed Thames Quay
  • Papers relating to the Thames Quay and improvements on the river
  • Hints for some further improvements in the metropolis
  • York-House
  • Royal Palace
  • Extract from "Gwynn's London and Westminster Improved".

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