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Creator:
Britton, John, 1771-1857, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

Graphical and literary illustrations of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire : with heraldical and genealogical notices of the Beckford family / by John Britton.

Additional Title(s):

Britton's Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey

Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey

Illustrations, graphic and literary, of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, Burton Cottage, Burton Street : sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Paternoster Row : Taylor, High Holborn : Clarke, Bond Street, etc., 1823.
Chiswick : C. Whittingham, College House, [1823]
Physical Description:
[3], vi-viii, [5]-68, [8] pages, [10] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.F6 B7 1823+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.F6 B7 1823+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.F6 B7 1823+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Britton's Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey.
Added engraved title page: Illustrations, graphic and literary, of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire.
Plates engraved by John Thompson, John Roffe, James Lambert, Henry Winkles, William Tombleson, John Charles Varrall, John Le Keux, Matthew Dubourg, Havell & Son, and Robert Sands; after Thomas Higham, George Cattermole, Samuel Rayner, John Martin, Henry Shaw, Henry Gastineau, and John Britton.
Wood-engraved vignette on the title page.
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 458.1
Holmes, M. Country house described, p. 104
List of subscribers, [4] p. at end.
Publisher's advertisements: [3] p. at end.
List of contents: last printed page.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is a large paper copy. Bound in publisher's original brown paper covered boards. Label on front cover: Britton's Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is also a large paper copy. Bound in publisher's original brown paper covered boards. Label on front cover: Britton's Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 is a small paper copy, 32 cm. Bound in publisher's original brown paper covered boards. Label on front cover: Britton's Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Wiltshire.
Bickford family
Clarke, -- Publisaher.
Country homes -- England -- Wiltshire.
Fonthill Abbey.
Taylor, -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
Engravings -- 1823.
Wood engravings -- 1823.
Genealogies.
Subscription lists (Publishing)
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Dubourg, Matthew, engraver.
Havell, Robert, -1832, engraver.
Lambert, James, ca. 1760-1833, engraver.
Le Keux, John, 1783-1846, engraver.
Sands, Robert, 1782-1855, engraver.
Roffe, John, 1769-1850, engraver.
Thompson, John, 1785-1866, engraver.
Tombleson, William, 1795-, engraver.
Varrall, John Charles, active 1818-1848, engraver.
Winkles, Henry, 1800-approximately 1860, engraver.
Cattermole, George, 1800-1868, illustrator.
Gastineau, Henry G., 1791-1876, illustrator.
Higham, Thomas, 1796-1844, illustrator.
Martin, John, 1789-1854, illustrator.
Rayner, Samuel, 1806-1879, illustrator.
Shaw, Henry, 1800-1889, illustrator.
Whittingham, Charles, 1767-1840, printer.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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