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Schnebbelie, Jacob, 1760–1792
The antiquaries museum : illustrating the antient architecture, painting, and sculpture of Great Britain, from the time of the Saxons to the introduction of the Grecian and Roman architecture by Inigo Jones in the reign of King James I. / By Jacob Schnebbelie ...
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Antiqvary's mvsevm

Antiquary's museum
London : Printed by J. Nichols for, and sold by, the author, no. 7 Poland Street; and by G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCXCI [1791, i.e. 1800].
Physical Description:
[148] p. in various pagings, [58] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3310 .S36 1800+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
With an added engraved title page: The antiqvary's mvsevm, by Jacob Schnebbeli, ob. Feby. 21, 1792. Printed by & for John Nichols, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street, 1800.
Engravings by Jacob Schnebbelie, John Swaine, John Royce, and Basire; after Schnebbelie.
Begun in 1791 and intended to be issued about four times a year, twelve numbers forming a volume. The author lived to complete only 3 nos.; his work was continued by John Nichols and Richard Gough and issued as a volume, with a memoir, in 1800.
English short title catalogue, T147631
"Biographical memoir": p.v-viii.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled calf. John Swaine's copy. Swaine annotated the memoir of Schnebbelie with a note on p. viii on the Memoirs of Mr. Schnebbelie: "I was with Mr. Schnebbelie at his death. The child [referred to in the text] was born the same morng. of the Funeral of his Father. [signed] John Swaine engraver".
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Art, Anglo-Saxon -- Great Britain.
Art, British -- History.
Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Great Britain.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
England -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1800.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1800.
Nichols, J. -- Printer.
Schnebbelie, Jacob, 1760-1792, -- Publisher.
Engravings (prints) -- England -- 18th century.
Hand-coloring -- England -- 18th century.
Gough, Richard, 1735-1809.
Nichols, John, 1745-1826.
Schnebbelie, Jacob, 1760-1792, ill.
Basire, engraver.
Royce, John, active 1773-1789, engraver.
Swaine, John, 1775-1860, engraver.
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