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

RA Collection: Book

Record number


Variant Title

Plans elevations sections and specimens of the Architecture of the Cathedral church of Gloucester.


London:: Printed By W. Bulmer And Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's., 1809.

Physical Description

12p., XVII pl. (incl. add. engr. t.-pl. and 3 dble. pl.); 649 mm.

General Note

The dble. pl. are [II], Vi and VII. Plates I and II lack their numbers. In some copies plate I (added engr. t.-pl.) is bound in before the title-page.


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

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.12.


Royal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, 4 (2001), no. 3109.

Summary Note

The added engraved title-plate (plate I) reads, 'Plans elevations sections and specimens of the Architecture of the Cathedral church of Gloucester.' This and all other plates carry the date of 23rd April 1807.

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.


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