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Watson, John, 1725–1783

Memoirs of the ancient earls of Warren and Surrey : and their descendants to the present time / by the Rev. John Watson, M.A. F.A.S. late fellow of the Brasen-Nose College in Oxford, and rector of Stockport in Cheshire.

Warrington : Printed by William Eyres, MDCCLXXXII [1782, that is 1785]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 31 cm
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Copyright Status:
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Plates are dated 1785.
Engravings by James Basire; after Daniel Stringer, James Lambert (Senior), and Jones.
Facsimiles reproduce several medieval documents.
Armorial devices included in each chapter.
Volume 1: vi, 304, [16] pages, [35] leaves of plates (5 folded); volume 2: [2], 245, [11] pages, [19] leaves of plates (1 folded).
Engraved head- and tail pieces. Engraved initials.
Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), v. 5, 1422
English short title catalogue, T147880
Moule, T. Bib. heraldica, p. 441-445
With a frontispiece portrait of the author in volume 1. Portrait of the Earl and Countess of Arundel and Surrey, volume 2, following page 18, with armorial devices on their costumes.
With an index in each volume.
BAC: Bound in gilt-tooled diced calf. ALS from Edward Penfold to Sir John Gatney, 30th March, 1912, removed to Artists' letters collection.
Subject Terms:
Devices (Heraldry) -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Eyres, William -- Printer
Genealogy -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.
Heraldry -- Early works to 1800.
Nobility -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Nobility -- Heraldry -- Early works to 1800.
Surrey family.
Warren family.
Aquatints -- 1782
Wood engravings -- 1782.
Engravings -- 1782
Steel engravings -- 1782
Lambert, James, 1725-1788, illustrator.
Stringer, Daniel, 1754-1806, illustrator.
Basire, James, 1730-1802, engraver.

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