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Descriptions Of The Plates Of The Mansions Of England In The Olden Time. By Joseph Nash. In Four Series.

Joseph Nash

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Published By Thomas McLean, 26 Haymarket, 1849

Physical Description

iv, 63, [1] p.; 215 mm.

General Note

This publication accompanied the completed four series of Nash's tinted lithographs of views of English houses. Each of the four series contain 27 leaves, lithographed throughout. The lithographed title leaf of each volume is followed by a leaf bearing a dedication statement on the recto and a list of subjects on the verso, followed by 25 lithographed plates of the houses. The Descriptions of the plates contains a table of contents, followed by letterpress text arranged by series noting the dedicatee of each series, an introduction to the series and descriptive text for each illustration. The printer statement is found on the verso of the title-page (London: Printed By Reynell And Weight, Little Pulteney Street.) and the base of the final page (Printed by Reynell and Weight, 16 Little Pulteney street, Golden square.).


Royal Institute of British Architects, Early printed books, 3 (1999), no. 2237

Binding Note

Publisher's cloth boards with pasted label on front board, Descriptions Of The Plates Of The Mansions Of England. By Joseph Nash. Price 2s. 6d.


Architecture, Domestic England - Historic buildings England


Thomas McLean, publisher/bookseller
Reynell and Weight, printer