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A History Of The University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls, And Public Buildings. In Two Volumes. Vol. I.(II.)

William Combe

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London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, By L. Harrison And J. C. Leigh, 373, Strand, M.DCCC.XV.

Physical Description

2 vols.; 355 mm.

General Note

Vol. I: xii, [2], 290, [6] p., engr. frontis., engr. port., [34] engr. pl. - Vol. II: 324, [8] p., engr. frontis., [58] engr. pl. In Vol. I the engraved portrait of H.R.H. William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester, the dedicatee, is drawn by R. W. Satchwell after a painting by J. Opie R.A., engraved by Henry Meyer.


Vol. I: [Half-t., frontis., t.p., engr. port., dedic.] - Introduction. - List Of Subscribers. - Arrangement Of Plates To The History Of Cambridge, With Or Without The Founders. - [Text, and pl.] - Index To The First Volume. - Vol. II: [Half-t., frontis., t.p.] - [Text, and pl.] - Index To The Second Volume.


For a full list of the plates see Abbey, Scenery, 79 (p. 55-57).


The front pastedown in each volume carries an armorial bookplate, 'Joseph Ablett, Llanbedr Hall, Ruthin.'

Binding Note

Spine title in gilt letters on red leather, 'History Of The University Of Cambridge', 'Vol. I. [II.]' and '1815'.


University of Cambridge History ; Pictorial works, University of Cambridge ; Pictorial works