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Creator:
Willis, Robert, 1800-1875.
Title(s):

The architectural history of the University of Cambridge, and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton / by the late Robert Willis ... ; edited with large additions, and brought up to the present time, by John Willis Clark.

Published/Created:
Cambridge : University Press, 1886.
Physical Description:
4 v. : ill., plans ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
LF110 .W7 1886+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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LF110 W7 (LC)+ Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
LF110 .W7 1886+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
LF110 .W7 1886+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1975 +250: "The large paper edition of this consists of one hundred and twenty copies, numbered from 1 to 120. This copy is no. 75."
Printed by C.J. Clay and Son, at the University Press, Cambridge.
Large paper edition limited to 120 copies.
With numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is a large paper copy. Plates are mounted. Bound in original paper covered boards. Limited edition of 120 copies.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped quarter brown cloth and green cloth. Each volume bears the label for the RIBA Ashpitel Prize, 1949, to Roger Nicholas Radford. Includes a clipping from the Times of Tuesday, June 15th 1886, with a lengthy review of the present publication.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 is no. 60 of 120 of the large paper edition. Bound in gilt-tooled red morocco, with gilt edges, by Stoakley, Cambridge. Presentation copy, with ALS from James Porter (Chairman of the Press Syndicate) to Frank McClean, 26 August 1895, mounted at front. Bookplate: John R. McC to Jack N. McC. 1913.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England -- Cambridge -- History.
Brockhaus, F.A. -- Publisher.
C. J. Clay and Son -- Publisher.
Cambridge University Press -- Publisher.
Deighton, Bell, and Co. -- Publisher.
Eton College -- Buildings -- History.
McClean, Jack N. -- Pres. insc. from John R. McClean, 1913.
McClean, John R. -- Pres. insc. to Jack N. McClean, 1913.
Porter, James -- ALS to Frank McClean, 1895 August 26.
Radford, Roger -- Prize award from RIBA.
RIBA Ashpital Prize -- Prize award to Roger Radford.
University of Cambridge -- Buildings -- History.
Form/Genre:
Prize books.
Wood engravings -- 1886.
Contributors:
Clark, John Willis, 1833-1910.
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  • v.1. Introduction. The architectural history of the colleges and university buildings: Peterhouse. Clare Hall. Pembroke College. Gonville and Caius College. Trinity Hall. Corpus Christi College. King's College and Eton College
  • v.2. Queen's College. S. Catharine's Hall. Jesus College. Christ's College. Downing College. Emmanuel College. Sidney Sussex College. Downing College
  • v.3. University buildings: Schools, library, Senate-house. Printing-house, museums and lecture-rooms for natural science, observatory. Fitz-William Museum, Selwyn divinity school. 2. Essays on the component parts of a college: The collegiate plan. The gateway. The chambers and studies. The master's lodge. The hall, the kitchen, etc. The combination room. The library. The treasury or muniment room. The chapel. 3. The style of collegiate buildings: as modified by the revival of classical architecture, and by the influence of individual architects. The tennis court, the bowling green, the gardens, etc.
  • 4. Plans.

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