<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
Packe, Christopher, 1686-1749.
Title:
A dissertation upon the surface of the earth as delineated in a specimen of a philosophico-chorographical chart of East-Kent : herewith humbly presented to, and read before the Royal Society, Nov. 25, 1736 : in a letter to Cromwel Mortimer ... / by Christopher Packe ...
Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1737.
Physical Description:
18 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G5753 K4 P3 1743+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
This copy includes 2 copies of the folded plate, "A specimen of a philosophico-chorographical chart of East-Kent." One is printed in green, the other in brown. Both have some added hand-coloring in green. See p. 109 in Packe's Ankographia for discussion of the difficulties of printing in colors.
Bound with: Ankographia, sive, convallium descriptio / Christopher Packe. Canterbury : J. Abree, 1743.
Cased with the map: A new philosophico chorographical chart of East-Kent / Christopher Packe. [S.l.] : C. Packe, 1743.
Genealogical material relating to Christopher Packe has been placed in the Object File. It includes a legal document on vellum dated 1690 & labeled "Herbert Randolph's additional settlement on his wife." Randolph was Packe's father.
This copy belonged to Sir Richard Colt Hoare & was sold at the Stourhead House library auction Aug. 3, 1883 (lot no. 1094).
Subject Terms:
Cock, F. William -- Bookplate.
Earth -- Surface.
Geography -- England -- Kent -- 17th-18th centuries.
Hoare, Richard Colt, Sir, 1758-1838 -- Provenance.
Kent (England) -- Description and travel.
Pembroke, G. P. A. -- Autograph.
Physical geography -- England -- Kent.
Stourhead (England). Library -- Provenance.
Contributors:
Mortimer, Cromwell, d. 1752.
Royal Society (Great Britain)
Export:
XML
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.