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Williams, David, 1738–1816
The history of Monmouthshire / By David Williams ; illustrated and ornamented by views of its principal landscapes, ruins, and residences, by John Gardnor, Vicar of Battersea ; engraved by Mr. Gardnor and Mr. Hill.
[London] : Printed by H. Baldwin, and sold, in London, by Edwards in Pall-Mall, Egerton at Charing-Cross, Williams in the Strand, White in Fleet-Street; and, at Monmouth, by Tudor and by Heath, MDCCXCVI [1796]
Physical Description:
[14], xi, [1], 360, 199, [7] p., XXXVI, [3] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill., map, genealogical tables ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.M7 W55 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The plates are dated Dec. 14th 1793.
"One hundred and sixty-eight copies of the book were subscribed, thirty-two of them coloured."--Cf. Abbey.
With a half-title.
The appendix has separate register and pagination.
Paging irregular: no. 117-118 omitted; p. 160 (in appendix) numbered 168.
English short title catalogue, T78135
The final three leaves contain a list of "Names and engagements delivered to Mr. Gardnor to encourage the production of A history of Monmouthshire".
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 537
SML Bym 076: Lacks first prelim. leaf?
SML Bym 076: Bookplate of Hobart.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Lacks half-title. Bound in gilt-tooled red morocco, by Bayntun.
Subject Terms:
Baldwin, H. -- Publisher.
Bayntun -- Bookbinder.
Castles -- Wales -- Pictorial work -- Early works to 1800.
Church architecture -- Wales -- Early works to 1800.
Hobart -- Bookplate.
Landscapes -- Wales -- Early works to 1800.
Monmouthshire (Wales) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Monmouthshire (Wales) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Natural history -- Wales -- Early works to 1800.
Tintern Abbey -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1796.
Gardnor, John, 1729-1808, engraver.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.

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