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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

RA Collection: Book

Record number

13/1577

Author

Imprint

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.

Contents

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.

References

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

Provenance

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'.

Subject

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

Contributors