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Creator:
Kennedy, James, active 1759, author
Title:
A description of the antiquities and curiosities in Wilton-House : illustrated with twenty-five engravings of some of the capital statues, bustos and relievos : in this work are introduced the anecdotes and remarks of Thomas, Earl of Pembroke, who collected these antiques, now first published from His Lordship's mss. / by James Kennedy.
Published/Created:
Salisbury : Printed by E. Easton and sold by R. Horsfield, Ludgate-Street : J. Boydell, Cheapside : J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall : A. Webley, Holborn : J. Walter, Charing-Cross : T. Cadell, the Strand : and J. Robson, New Bond-Street, London, MDCCLXIX [1769]
Physical Description:
[10], xxxviii, 116, [2] pages, 25 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247.P4 K46 1769+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247.P4 K46 1769+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247.P4 K46 1769+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes list of subscribers.
Last leaf erroneously numbered 93.
Holmes, M. Country house described, p. 272
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary calf. List of subscribers bound in at front. Lacks half-title. Armorial bookplate: Rupert Gunnis. Inscribed: Baron Newman, Sep. 1801.
BAC: Copy 2 bound in quarter calf with marbled boads. List of subscribers bound in at end.
BAC: Copy 3 bound in contemporary calf. List of subscribers bound in at front. Last leaf erroneously numbered 93. Inscribed: Morison; A.B. Grahame, 1881.
Engravings by and after John Alexander Gresse.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Art -- Private collections -- Early works to 1800.
Art -- Private collections -- England.
Country homes -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Grahame, A.B. -- Autograph, 1881.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Morison -- Autograph.
Newman, Baron -- Autograph, Sept. 1801.
Painting -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Pembroke, Thomas Herbert, Earl of, 1656-1733 -- Art collections.
Sculpture -- Private collections -- England.
Wilton House (England) -- Guide books.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1769.
Guidebooks.
Subscription lists (Publishing)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Gresse, John Alexander, 1741-1794, illustrator.
Easton, Edward, 1720-1795, printer.
Boydell, John, 1719-1804. bookseller.
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, bookseller.
Dodsley, James, 1724-1797, bookseller.
Horsfield, R. (Robert), bookseller.
Robson, James, 1733-1806, bookseller.
Walter, John, -1803, bookseller.
Webley, A., bookseller, bookseller.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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