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Creator:
Cardonnel, Adam de, d. 1820, engraver.
Title(s):

Picturesque antiquities of Scotland / etched by Adam De Cardonnel.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, and sold by Edwards, in Pall Mall; also by Edwards's, in Halifax, MDCCLXXXVIII [1788, i.e. 1798?]
Physical Description:
[2], iv, 27, [1], [3]-11, [1], [4], [iii]-iv, [101] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA875 .C37 1788+ Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA875 .C37 1788+ Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Possibly intended as a supplement to Thomas Pennant's Tour in Scotland. Cf. Lowndes.
Plates include small etched illustrations at the top of the page, with letterpress text below.
The paper is watermarked: 1798.
With a half-title.
ESTC, T110280
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 553
Lowndes, v. 1, p. 346
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 comprises (in order): half-title page (or sectional title?), title page, introductions to the four parts, and the 101 leaves of plates in alphabetical order; with part titles omitted. Paper is watermarked 1798 throughout. Plate captioned 'North Berwick plate 1' was printed in error with the vignette intended for the 'Berwick Castle' plate and the correct vignette is pasted over. Bound in quarter calf with marbled boards. Stamp of the library of the Society of Writers to the Signet, Edinburgh.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 comprises (in order): title page; introduction and plates to part 1; half-title (or sectional title?), introduction and plates to part 2; title page (dated 1793) and preliminaries to parts 3-4, followed by the remaining plates. Paper is watermarked 1798 throughout.
Subject Terms:
Cardonnel, Adam de, d. 1820 -- Publisher.
Castles -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1798.
Library of the Society of Writers to the Signet, Edinburgh -- Stamp.
Monasteries -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798. Tour in Scotland.
Scotland -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Scotland -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
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  • Plates: Aberbrothock (3 plates)
  • Amisfield
  • Auchincass Castle
  • Balmerinoch
  • Borthwick
  • Beaulieu
  • Bothwell (2 plates)
  • Buitle (2 plates)
  • North Berwick (2 plates)
  • Berwick Castle
  • Caerlaveroc
  • Crag Millor (3 plates )
  • Culross
  • Cruixton
  • Cathcart Castle
  • Cambuskenneth
  • Coupar Abbey
  • Clackmannan
  • Comlongon
  • Coldingham (2 plates)
  • Dryburgh (3 plates)
  • Doun
  • Dunfermline (2 plates)
  • Dunadeer
  • Drochal Castle
  • Dumblain Cathedral
  • Dunbar Castle
  • Dundrennan (3 plates)
  • Drumelzier Castle
  • Dirleton Castle
  • Dalswinton Castle
  • Dunkeld Cathedral
  • Elgin (2 plates)
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Falkland
  • Fast Castle
  • Friars Carse
  • Hassingdean
  • Holywood
  • Inch Colm (2 plates)
  • Iona
  • Jedburgh
  • Kelso
  • Kynloss
  • Killosborn Castle
  • Loch-Leven
  • Lincluden
  • Linlithgow (2 plates)
  • Lochmaben (2 plates)
  • Loch Tay Priory
  • Lochore Castle
  • Lagg (2 plates)
  • Melrose (3 plates)
  • Manuel Priory (2 plates)
  • Morton (2 plates)
  • Norham Castle (1 plate)
  • Pluscardine
  • Roslin (2 plates)
  • Ravens-Craig
  • Roxburgh Castle
  • Reslalrig Church
  • Sweet Heart (2 plates)
  • Strathaven
  • St. Andrews (3 plates)
  • St. Monance
  • St. Anthony's Chapel
  • Spynie
  • Sanquhar (2 plates)
  • Spedling's Castle
  • Tantallon
  • Terreagles
  • Torthorwald Castle
  • Tinnis, or Thanes Castle
  • Werk Castle.

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