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Dickinson, William, 1756–1822

Antiquities historical, architectural, chorographical, and itinerary, in Nottinghamshire and the adjacent counties : comprising the histories of Southwell (the Ad Pontem) and of Newark (the Sidnacester, of the Romans) interspersed with biographical sketches, and profusely embellished with engravings : in four parts / by William Dickinson.

Newark : Printed by Holt and Hage, for Cadell and Davies, London, 1801-1819.
Physical Description:
4 pts. in 2 v. : port., plans, geneal. tables ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670 N9 D5+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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BAC : British Art Center copy incomplete: vols. 1, 3, & 4 wanting.
Plates by S. Sparrow, A. Birrell, William John Cooke, Bartholomew Howlett, and Samuel Buck; after J. Pocklington, William Sheppard, William P. Sherlock, and Richard Clampe.
Title-page of v. 1, pt. 2 varies slightly.
Vol. 2 published in London.
Vol. 2 has special t.-p.: The history and antiquities of the town of Newark, in the county of Nottingham (the Sidnacester of the Romans,) interspersed with biographical sketches, and embellished with engravings / by William Dickinson. Newark : Printed by and for M. Hage, 1816.
In 1787 appeared Dickinson's "History of the antiquities of the town and church of Southwell," written under the name of Wm. Dickinson Rastall (the author's original name) In 1801-03 it was republished in 2 pts., under title "Antiquities historical, architectural, chorographical, and itinerary, in Nottinghamshire ..." To this Dickinson added a supplement in 1819. In 1806 appeared pt. I of his "History and antiquities of the town of Newark" ... intended to form pt. III of the "Antiquities, historical [etc.] in Nottinghamshire," and having a 2d t.-p., "part III, vol. II," dated 1805, corresponding to t.-p. of first vol. In 1819 was published the 2d and last part of the History of Newark, comprising pt. IV of the "Antiquities." cf. Dict. nat. biog.; Gent. mag., v. 92 (pt. 2) p. 376; Lowndes; Upcott; Brit. mus. Catalogue.
Subject Terms:
Hage, M. -- Printer.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown -- Publisher.
Newark (Nottinghamshire, England) -- History.
Nottinghamshire (England) -- Antiquities.
Nottinghamshire (England) -- History.
Etchings -- 1816.
Wood engravings -- 1816.
Engravings -- 1816.
Sparrow, Samuel, engraver.
Birrell, A., active 1770-1820, engraver.
Cooke, William John, 1797-1865, engraver.
Buck, Samuel, 1696-1779, engraver.
Howlett, Bartholomew, 1767-1827, engraver.
Pocklington, J., ill.
Sheppard, William, 1602-ca. 1660, ill.
Sherlock, William P., 1775- engraver.
Clampe, Richard, ill.

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