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Title(s):

A new and compleat history and survey of the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark, and parts adjacent : from the earliest accounts, to the beginning of the year 1770 ... / by a society of gentlemen ; revised, corrected, and improved by Henry Chamberlain ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Cooke ..., [1769].
Physical Description:
[2], 682, [10] p., [68] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., ports., map, plans ; 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA677 C52 1769+ Oversize
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates engraved by Charles Grignion, James Record, Thomas White, Adam Smith and J. Flyn; after Samuel Wale, Thomas Malton, and Adam Smith. (see Adams for other engravers & illustrators not present in this copy).
British Art Center copy imperfect: t.p. is wanting. Title and date from NUC pre-56 and Adams. Also 22 of the plates & 34 p. of the text have been removed.
Dedication dated Jan. 16, 1769.
Written and compiled by "divers learned and ingenious men" employed by Cooke, and based on "books and ancient manuscripts collected by him". cf. license to print (p. [2] at front).
Adams, B. London illustrated, 48
Subject Terms:
Cooke, J. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1769].
London (England) -- History.
Contributors:
Cooke, John, 1731-1810.
Chamberlain, Henry, fl. 1770.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Record, James, active 1768-1780, engraver.
White, Thomas, approximately 1730-approximately 1775, engraver.
Smith, Adam, active 1768-1785, engraver.
Flyn, J., engraver.
Wale, Samuel, -1786, ill.
Malton, Thomas, 1748-1804, ill.
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