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Creator:
Nelson, John, of Islington.
Title(s):

The history, topography, and antiquities of the parish of St. Mary Islington, in the county of Middlesex : including biographical sketches of the most eminent and remarkable persons who have been born, or have resided there / illustrated by seventeen engravings by John Nelson.

Additional Title(s):

History, topography, and antiquities of Islington.

History of Islington.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author by John Nichols and Son, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street; and sold by C. Russell, at the Circulating Library, Upper Street, Islington; Messrs. Black, Parry, and Kingsbury, Leadenhall Street; Vernon, Hood and Sharpe, Poultry; Greenland, Finsbury Place; and Setchel and Son, King Street, Covent Garden, 1811.
Physical Description:
viii, 416 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA685.I8 N45 1811+
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Caption title: The history, topography, and antiquities of Islington.
Running title: History of Islington.
With a wood-engraved vignette on the title page.
Anderson, J.P. Book of British topography, p. 204
List of subscribers, p. v-viii.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy is a special copy compiled by Jacob Henry Burn, the bookseller of Covent Garden, ca. 1830, with his notes, corrections, and autograph letters, etc. Lacks pages 211-214 and the 13 plates. The text is copiously extra-illustrated with additional maps, plates, views, contemporary newspaper cuttings, autograph letters, prospectuses, etc. along with many corrections and additions to the text. Untrimmed. Bound in gilt half morocco.
Subject Terms:
Burn, Jacob Henry -- Provenance.
Islington (London, England) -- Antiquities.
Islington (London, England) -- Description and travel.
Islington (London, England) -- History.
John Nichols and Son -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
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