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001 $ 06/5818
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
245 0 0 $a Views In London And Its Vicinity, Complete In Forty-Eight Plates, Engraved On Copper, By George Cooke, From Drawings By Callcott, R.A. Stanfield, A.R.A. Prout. Roberts. Stark. Harding. Cotman. Havell. &c. &c. After The Original Sketches Made On The Spot By Edward W. Cooke.
260 # # $a London: $b Published By Longman And Co., Paternoster-Row; J. & A. Arch, Cornhill; Hodgson, Boys, And Graves, Pall Mall; And Mrs. G. Cooke, Barnes, Surrey. $c (1834.)
300 # # $a [4], 7, [1] p., [48] pl.; $c 380 mm.
500 # # $a The plates carry no numbers but are numbered 1-48 in 'Description Of The Plates'. B. Adams reports an issue having 50 pl., the last two not included in the 'Descriptions Of The Plates' and carrying no date or publication-line.
505 0 # $a [T.p.] - Address (1834) - Descriptions Of The Plates - [Plates].
508 # # $a All plates are signed by the engraver George Cooke; and most are signed by draughtsmen, A.W. Callcott, E.W. Cooke, Clarkson Stanfield, J.D. Harding, William Harvey, George Cooke, D. Roberts, Sam. Prout, W. Havell, James Stark or John Sell Cotman.

Most carry the imprint of the publishers, Longman & Co., J. & A. Arch (the first plate prints this as 'I. & J. Arch') and G. Cooke; and several, that of the intaglio-printer S.(H.) Hawkins.
510 0 # $a B. Adams, London Illustrated 1604-1851 A Survey And Index Of Topographical Books And Their Plates (1983), no. 149, p.361-3.

J. Munday, E.W. Cooke, 1811-1880: a man of his time (1996).
520 2 # $a No publication-date is carried by the title page, but the 'Address' carries the date of October 1834 and states that 'The publication of Part XII. of "London And Its Vicinity" completes the work'. The work had been published serially from 1826. A few plates carry publication-dates of 1826, 1828 and 1833; and several signatures of draughtsman or engraver are accompanied by dates, of 1826, 1827, 1828, 1832, 1833, 1834.

George Cooke had intended to produce eighty prints from copper plates, but when rivals published views printed on steel plates, he reduced the number of his copper plates to forty-eight. (B. Adams reports an issue with 50 plates, the last two not included in the 'Descriptions Of The Plates' and carrying no date or publication line.)
561 # # $a The front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'John Clarke 1856'.
563 # # $a 19th-century red cloth; rebacked and recornered in 1990, white paper spine-label lettered 'Cooke's Views In London - 1828'.
600 1 4 $a Cooke
653 # # $a Landscapes (environments) - Urban landscapes - Cities - Great Britain - London - History - 19th century
653 # # $a Drawings - Landscapes (representations) - Great Britain - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Views - Great Britain - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Pictorial works - 19th century
700 1 # $a Cooke $e source artist
700 1 # $a Cooke $e engraver
700 1 # $a Callcott $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Stanfield $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Prout $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Stark $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Arch $e publisher
700 1 # $a Arch $e publisher
700 1 # $a Cooke $e publisher
700 1 # $a Harding $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Harvey $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Roberts $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Havell $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Cotman $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Hawkins $e intaglio printer
700 1 # $a Clarke $e previous owner
710 2 # $a Longman and Company (London) $e publisher
710 2 # $a Arch $e publisher
710 2 # $a Hodgson, Boys and Graves $e publisher