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Creator:
Brewer, J. N. (James Norris)
Title:
Introduction to the Original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, intituled The beauties of England and Wales : comprising observations on the history and antiquities of the Britons ... : together with remarks on the progress of ... architecture in succeeding ages / by J. Norris Brewer.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Harris [and 11 others], 1818.
Physical Description:
xl, 676 p., [2] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA625 .B382 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA625 .B382 Copy 2
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
The Beauties of England and Wales, by E. W. Brayley, J. Britton, J.N. Brewer and others was published in 18 volumes in 1801-1815.
Maps engraved by Samuel John Neele and N.R. Hewitt; after Thomas Leman.
NUC pre-1956, 41:667
Includes bibliographical references ("A list of books which treat on the topography and antiquities of England ...-p. [540]-584) and index.
Includes: "Appendix to the Beauties of England and Wales, intended to supply some omissions, and ... corrections ..."--P. [585]-667.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in 19th-century half calf and marbled boards. Bookplate: James Frothingham Hunnewell.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: R. Mitford. Has bound with it, at front: publisher's prospectus ([4] p.) for the first number of the Beauties of England and Wales, (1801); a "Publisher's address to the subscribers, and the public, on the completion of the Beauties of England and Wales" ([4] p., 1816); a pamphlet on the progress on the Beauties ..., ([4] p.) issued by J. Harris subsequent to the publication of vol. 11; Harris's advertisement ([4] p.) for the completed work (in 18 v.), with a list of plates. Has bound with it, at end, the publisher's directions to the binder for the placing of the plates in the 18 v. of the Beauties ... ([18] p.).
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England.
Architecture -- Wales.
Great Britain -- Antiquities.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Harris, J. -- Publisher.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 -- Bookplate.
Mitford, R. -- Bookplate.
Wales -- Antiquities.
Wales -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1818.
Prospectuses -- England -- London -- 1801.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.
Hewitt, N. R., engraver.
Leman, Thomas, ill.
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