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The History And Antiquities Of The See And Cathedral Church Of Winchester; Illustrated With A Series Of Engravings, Of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of the Architecture of that Edifice: Including Biographical Anecdotes Of The Bishops, And Of Other Eminent Persons Connected With The Church By John Britton, F.S.A.

John Britton

RA Collection: Book

Record number

12/2585

Author

Imprint

London: Printed For, And Published By, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster Row; The Author, 10, Tavistock Place; And J. Taylor, 59, High Holborn, 1817

Physical Description

iv, [3], 10-138, [4] p., add. engr. t.-pl., [29] engr. pl.; 300 mm.

Series Title

The Cathedral Antiquities of England

General Note

The third volume of the series. Originally issued in parts (1816-1818). Printer statement on the verso of the title-page: C. Whittingham, Printer, Chiswick. The additional engraved title-plate is numbered Pl. XIV top right with 'Cathedral Antiquities' top left and the title set in 'Part of the Stalls of the Choir'. Most of the plates were by John and Henry Le Keux after Edward Blore.

Provenance

The recto of a front loose sheet is inscribed in ink on the upper-right corner, 'The Gift of the author'.

Binding Note

Spine title in gilt lettering: 'Britton's Cathedral Antiq:' and 'Winchester' and 'R.A.'

Subject

Winchester Cathedral History, Church architecture England Winchester, Architecture, Gothic England Winchester

Contributors

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, dedicatee
Edward Blore, draughtsman
John Le Keux, engraver
Henry Le Keux, engraver
John Britton, publisher/bookseller
Josiah Taylor, publisher/bookseller
Charles Whittingham, printer
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, publisher/bookseller