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F. Grose "The Antiquities of England and Wales, Being a Collection of Views of the Most remarkable Ruins and antient Buildings, Accurately drawn on the spot. To each view is added An Historical Account of its Situation, when and by whom built, with every interesting Circumstance relating thereto. Collected from the best authorities." Vol.VI, 2nd edition (London: S. Hooper) 1785, including: a title-page with an oval vignette showing the ruins of an abbey; the following counties: Warwickshire, Westmoreland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Island of Guernsey, Island of Jersey, Isle of Lundy, Isle of Man; an index; 82 plates showing topographical views, monuments, details of architectural elements and more; 8 maps of the counties; tail-pieces throughout the letterpress. Bound in leather with gilt-tooled border.
Etching, woodcut and hand-colouring
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Height: 180 millimetres (and smaller)
Height: 265 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
Width: 240 millimetres (and smaller)
Width: 180 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
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- For the rest of the volumes see 1960,0404.1.1-8.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust.
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Associated Title: The Antiquities of England and Wales, Being a Collection of Views of the Most remarkable Ruins and antient Buildings
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