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Title:
The beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county : embellished with engravings / by John Britton and Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by Thomas Maiden ... for Vernor, Hood & Sharpe [and 6 others], 1801-1815.
Physical Description:
18 v. in 25 : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA625 B38
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added engraved t.p.s. Title and imprint vary slightly in v. 12-18.
"List of books &c." with each county.
"In the earlier volumes [1-6] the letterpress seems to have been mainly Brayley's, while the general editing ... was Britton's."--DNB (under Britton)
Britton and Brayley "practically withdrew from the undertaking (1814)
Adams, B. London illustrated, 104
BAC: British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell.
BAC: Copy 2 is extra-illustrated and bound in 114 vols.
BAC: Copy 3 is also extra-illustrated but consists only of the volumes on London (v. 10 bound in 5 v.)
Contents:
v. 1. Bedfordshire ; Berkshire ; Buckinghamshire -- v. 2. Cambridgeshire ; Cheshire ; Cornwall -- v. 3. Cumberland ; Isle of Man ; Derbyshire -- v. 4. Devonshire ; Dorsetshire -- v. 5. Durham ; Essex ; Glocester shire -- v. 6. Hampshire ; Isle of Wight ; Herefordshire -- v. 7. Hertf ordshire ; Huntingdonshire ; Kent / by E.W. Brayley -- v. 8. Kent / by E.W. Brayley -- v. 9. Lancashire ; Leicestershire ; Lincolnshire / by J . Britton -- v. 10. Middlesex / by E.W. Brayley, J. Nightingale, J.N. B rewer (5 v.) -- v. 11. Monmouthshire ; Norfolk ; Northamptonshire / by J. Evans and J. Britton -- v. 12. pt. 1. Northumberland / by J. Hodgson . Nottinghamshire / by F.C. Laird -- v. 12. pt. 2. Oxfordshire / by J.N . Brewer. Rutlandshire / by F.C. Laird -- v. 13. pt. 1. Shropshire ; Somersetshire -- v. 13. pt. 2. Somersetshire ; Staffordshire /by J. Nightingale -- v. 14. Suffolk ; Surrey ; Sussex / by F. Shoberl -- v. 15. pt . 1. Wiltshire / by J. Britton -- v. 15. pt. 2. Warwickshire / by F.C. Laird -- v. 16. Yorkshire / by J. Bigland -- v. 17. North Wales / by J. Evans -- v. 18. South Wales / by T. Rees
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain.
Architecture -- Wales.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1801-1815.
Great Britain -- Antiquities.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 -- Bookplate.
Maiden, Thomas -- Printer.
Vernor, Hood & Sharpe -- Publisher.
Wales -- Antiquities.
Wales -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Contributors:
Brewer, J. N. (James Norris)
Brayley, E. W. (Edward Wedlake), 1773-1854.
Britton, John, 1771-1857.
Shoberl, Frederic, 1775-1853.
Nightingale, Joseph, 1775-1824.
Hodgson, John, 1779-1845.
Laird, Francis Charles.
Bigland, John, 1750-1832.
Evans, John, 1812-1861.
Rees, Thomas, 1777-1864.
Cooke, George, 1781-1834, engraver.
Angus, William, 1752-1821, engraver.
Greig, John, active 1803-1853, engraver.
Roffe, John, 1769-1850, engraver.
Powell, J. (John), 1780-ca. 1833, engraver.
Woolnoth, W. (William), engraver.
Owen, active 1796-1815, engraver.
Storer, James, 1771-1853, engraver.
Hull, Edward, active 1820-1834, engraver.
Hawkins, W., active 1793-1821, engraver.
Comte, Benjamin Rodolph, b. ca. 1760, engraver.
Smith, John, -1832, engraver.
Hawksworth, Joseph, fl. 1799-1802, engraver.
Noble, Samuel, 1779-1853, engraver.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, engraver.
Scott, Robert, 1777-1841, engraver.
Hay, Frederick Rudolph, 1784- engraver.
Bonnor, Thomas, engraver.
Birrel, W., engraver.
Tompkins, J., engraver.
Roffe, Richard, engraver.
Stewart, James, 1791-1863, engraver.
Burnet, John, 1784-1868, engraver.
Sparrow, Samuel, engraver.
Smith, Joseph Clarendon, 1778-1810, engraver.
Busby, Thomas Lord, engraver.
Pye, John, 1745- engraver.
Radclyffe, William, 1780-1855, engraver.
Lands, R., engraver.
Sands, Robert, 1782-1855, engraver.
Rawle, S., engraver.
Miller, Keith, engraver.
Byrne, Elizabeth, engraver.
Cooke, William Bernard, 1778-1855, engraver.
Stalker, Ebenezer, 1781-1847, engraver.
Birrell, A., active 1770-1820, engraver.
Hobson, H., active 1814-1822, engraver.
Matthews, T., engraver, 1778-1810, engraver.
Le Keux, Henry, 1787-1868, engraver.
Lewis, James, active 1813-1837, engraver.
Wallis, Robert, 1794-1878, engraver.ver.
Burnet, J., 1784-1868, engraver.
Watkins, R., engraver.55, engraver.
Shury, John, active 1818-1849, engraver.
Le Keux, John, 1783-1846, engraver.
Lee, Joseph, 1780-1859, engraver.
Byrne, Letitia, 1779-1849, engraver.-1855, engraver.
Pote, C., active 1801-1833, engraver.
Lester, engraver.
Noble, George, active 18th century-19th century.
Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver.
Wise, William, active 1790-1801, engraver.
Howlett, Bartholomew, 1767-1827, engraver.
Dauthemare, J. F., engraver.
Barenger, M. S., engraver.
Robins, engraver.
Smith, William, engraver.
Pye, Charles, 1777-1864, engraver.
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