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Some Account Of The Cathedral Church Of Durham; Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections Of That Building.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/205

Variant Title

Plans, Elevations, Sections And Specimens Of The Architecture And Ornaments Of The Cathedral Church At Durham

Imprint

London:: Printed By W. Bulmer And Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's., 1801.

Physical Description

14p., XI pl. (incl. add. engr. t.-pl. and 4 dble. pl.); 649 mm.

General Note

The dble. pl. are II, III, IV, V. In some copies plate I (added engr. t.-pl.) is bound in before the title page.

Contents

[T.p.] - Some Account Of The Cathedral Church Of Durham - Plans, Elevations, Sections, And Specimens, Of The Architecture And Ornaments, Of Durham Cathedral. By J. Carter, Architect. Plate II. (-XI, I.) - [Plate I. (add. engr. t.pl.)] - [Pl. II-XI.].

Responsibility Note

All plates are signed as drawn by John Carter and engraved by James Basire.

Each carries the publisher's imprint of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Bulmer's imprint is repeated at the foot of p.14.

References

Royal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, 4 (2001), no. 3107.

Summary Note

The added engraved title-plate (plate I) reads, 'Plans, Elevations, Sections And Specimens Of The Architecture And Ornaments Of The Cathedral Church At Durham.' This and all other plates carry the date of 23rd April 1801.

The plates show Romanesque and Gothic features of the building.

Binding Note

20th-century half green morocco, green cloth-covered boards; gilt-decorated spine lettered 'The Cathedrals Of Exeter, Bath, Durham, Gloucester & St. Albans. R.A. 1797-1817'. Bound with four others.

Subject

Architecture - Churches - Cathedrals - Great Britain - Durham - History - Romanesque - Gothic
Plans - Elevations - Sections - 19th century
Pictorial works - 19th century

Contributors