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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.VIII, 2nd edition (London: S. Hooper) 1787, including: a folded map of England; a title-page with an oval vignette showing two figures standing beneath the ruins of an abbey; the following counties: Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Derbyshire, Devonshire, Dorsetshire, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Leicestershire, London and Middlesex, Monmouthshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Somersetshire, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Isle of Man, Island of Jersey; a general index and this volume's index; 92 plates showing topographical views, monuments, details of architectural elements and more; the map of Rutlandshire; tail-pieces throughout the letterpress. Bound in leather with gilt-tooled border.
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Height: 550 millimetres (and smaller)
Height: 265 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
Width: 480 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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