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001 $ 03/2252
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Edwards, Edward
245 1 2 $a A Short Account Of The Hurricane, That Happened At Roehampton-Lane, And Places Adjacent, In The County Of Surrey On The Fifeenth Of October, 1780, Illustrated By Four Outlines. Washed And Tiented. By E. Edwards, Associate of the Royal Academy.
260 # # $a London: $b Printed by H. Reynell, No. 21, near Air-Street, Piccadilly. $c M.DCC.LXXXI. $c [1781]
300 # # $a iv, 8 p., [4] pl. (text-pages and plates mounted); $c 287×360 mm. (Obl. 4°).
505 0 # $a [T.p.] - [Note] - A Short Account, &c. - [Plates].
508 # # $a The first two plates are signed by 'E.E.'
510 4 # $a ESTC $c T145860
520 2 # $a The publication-date of 1781 is given on the title-page; plates 1 and 2 carry the date of 1780.

Each page of text is surrounded by a hand-drawn blue border. The account of the hurricane is preceded by a note which includes a short bibliography and a statement that 'The Account that follows was read at the Royal Society, May the 31st, 1781'.

The four plates show fallen trees and a fallen mill. They and their surrounding borders have been coloured by hand.

A related drawing, showing an overturned windmill on Barnes Common, may be seen at the Courtauld Institute, London.

Although not a full Academician, Edwards was employed in the Academy as a teacher of perspective from 1788 to 1806.
533 # # $n A microfilm version was published in 2005 (Woodbridge, Conn.: Primary Source Microfilm [imprint of Thomson-Gale]).
561 # # $a Presented by the author (received 8 July 1785, RA Council Minutes, II, 12).
562 # # $a The plates have been numbered on their borders by hand in pencil.
563 # # $a 19th-century half red morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Edwards's Account Of The Hurricane At Roehampton'.
600 1 4 $a Edwards
610 2 4 $a Royal Society (London) $b Meeting (1781 May 31).
653 # # $a Hurricanes - Great Britain - Surrey - Roehampton - History - 18th century
655 # 4 $a Pictorial works - Hand coloring - Great Britain - 18th century
700 1 # $a Reynell, Henry $e printer
710 2 # $a Royal Society (London) $b Meeting (1781 May 31).
852 8 # $d 1802: F-5-07; 1821: 2-4-04.