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Creator:
Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758-1837, author.
Title:
New description of Blenheim, the seat of his Grace the Duke of Marlborough : to which is prefixed, Blenheim, a poem.
Alternate Title(s):
Guide to Blenheim
Edition:
A new, and much improved edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand; and Prince and Cooke, Oxford, MDCCLXXXIX [1789]
Physical Description:
ix, [3], 172 pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B635 M4 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B635 M4 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
By William Fordyce Mavor.
Date of publication from "advertisement," page ix.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary half calf. Imperfect: folded plan wanting. Has bound with it : An account of the model in relievo of the great and magnificent city and suburbs of Paris / Monsieur Le Quoy. London: Printed by H. Reynell, l779; The Southampton Guide. Southampton: Printed and sold by T. Baker, 1781; The history and antiquities of the parish of Tottenham High-Cross, in the county of Middlesex / H. G. Oldfield, and R. R. Dyson. London: Printed for the authors, 1790; and The Weymouth Guide / [Peter Delamotte] Weymouth: Printed for the editor, [1785?]. Armorial bookplate: Scrope Berdmore. S.T.P. Coll. Mert Custos. 1790 and Rupert Gunnis.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary brown marbled boards; rebacked. Imperfect: folded plan wanting.
Subject Terms:
Berdmore, Scrope, b. ca. 1747 -- Bookplate.
Blenheim Palace (England) -- Early works to 1800.
Blenheim Park (England) -- Early works to 1800.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Landscape architecture -- England -- Blenheim (Oxfordshire) -- Early works to 1800.
Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1789.
Guidebooks.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, publisher.
Prince and Cooke, bookseller.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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