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'Architectural antiquities of Normandy, by John Sell Cotman; accompanied by historical and descriptive notices by Dawson Turner, Esq. F.R. and A.S. Unique copy. With impressions of each plate in every state of it. Volume the first' (London: J. & A. Arch; Yarmouth: Cotman), 1822; containing various etchings by Cotman illustrating castles, churchs and ruins of Normandy, all plates by Cotman dated 1819 and various of the plates with multiple proofs in different states, proofs mentioned are before letters unless said otherwise; some added plates by other printmakers:
Plate 1: Castle of Arques, principal entrance, and 3 proofs.
Plate 2: Abbey Church of Jumieges, west front, and 5 proofs.
Added plate: proof before letters showing a cathedral in ruins.
Added plate: Monastery of Jumieges etched by E.T.
Plate 3: Abbey Church of Jumieges, elevation pf parts of the nave, and 4 proofs.
Plate 4: Abbey Church of Jumieges, arch on the west front, and 5 proofs.
Plate 5: Anney Church of St Georges de Bocherville, west front, and 4 proofs.
Plate 6: Abbey Church of St Georges de Bocherville, view from the south east, and 4 proofs.
Plate 7: Abbey Church of St Georges de Bocherville, west entrance, and 3 proofs.
Plate 8: Abbey Church of St Georges de Bocherville, south transept, and 4 proofs.
Plate 9: Abbey Church of St Georges de Bocherville, sculptured capitals, and 2 proofs.
Plate 10: Capitals in the abbey church of St Georges de Boucherville, and 2 proofs.
Added plate: Capital in the Chapter House at St Georges, with printmakers monogram.
Plate 11: Abbey Church of St Georges de Bocherville, sculpture on a suite of capitals in the cloister &c, and 2 proofs.
Plate 12: Church of Graville, and 3 proofs.
Plate 13: Castle of St Sauveur le Vicomte, near Valonges, and 4 proofs.
Plate 14: Abbey church of St Sauveur le Vicomte, and 3 proofs.
Plate 15: La grande maison, at Grand Andelys, and 4 proofs.
Plate 16: Church of Than, elevation & details, and 1 proof.
Plate 17: Church of Temarville, and 3 proofs.
Plate 18: Tower of the church of St Michel de Vaucelles, Caen, and 4 proofs.
Plate 19: Church of St Michel de Vaucelles, Caen, north porch, and 4 proofs.
Plate 20: Statue of William Duke of Normandy, and 3 proofs.
Plate 21: Abbey church of St Etienne, Caen, and 5 proofs.
Plate 22: Abbey church of St Etienne, Caen, elevation of compatments of the nave, and 2 proofs.
Together with frontispiece showing half-lenght portrait of Cotman sitting on a chair and turned to the right with a paper in his hand, woodcut device on title-page and woodcut headpiece showing a lion with preface, bust portrait of Dawnson Turner by J.P. Davis dated 1816, and etched view of Church of Quequeville near Cherbourg by Cotman dated 1822 serving as tailpiece of the preface. With title-sheet, manuscript letter from Cotman to Mrs Lawson Turner, preface, and genealogy of the Norman Dukes. Bound at the BM bindery in read leather with Britain's coat of arms in gold on the cover, raised bands and gold lettering on the spine, marbled endpapers and gilded edges.
Etching, woodcut (device on title-page and headpiece), and lithograph (Dawson's portrait)
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Height: 495 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 350 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1859,0528.5-8 for the 4 volumes of the series, including this one.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: Architectural antiquities for Normandy
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