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'Graphical and literary illustrations of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire; with heradical and genealogical notices of the Beckford Family. By John Britton' (London: John Britoon) 1823; containing 7 etchings:
'Fonthill Abbey, plan of the principal floor', etched by J. Roffe after G. Cattermole
'Fonthill Abbey, n.w. view', etched by J. Lambert after Cattermole
'Fonthill Abbey, s.w. view', etched by H. Winkles after Cattermole
'Fonthill Abbey, s.e. view', etched by Tombleson after S. Rayner (draughtsman) after T. Higham
'Fonthill Abbey, distant view from s.w.', etched by J.C. Varrall after J. Martin (draughtsman) after T. Higham
'Fonthill Abbey, octagon looking s.e.'
'Fonthill Abbey, King Edward's Gallery, looking n.', etched by J. Le Keux after Cattermole, Shaw and others
Together with frontispiece showing 'Fonthill Abbey; hall, from the octagon' etched by R. Sands after Gastineau (draughtsman) after Cattermole, illustrated title-page showing ' Architectural & heraldical title for Britton's illustrations of Fonthill Abbey' etched by J. Le Keux after S. Rayner (draughtsman) after John Britton, and vignette at title-page showing 'View from the end of the Western Avenue' etched by J. Thompson after T. Higham; with address to the subscribers, list of plates, tables, list of subscribers, publisher's advertisement, and table of contents.
Bound in burgundy half-leather, with bookcloth covers, and title in gold at the spine.
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Height: 327 millimetres (approx. size of each sheet)
Width: 250 millimetres
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- Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
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Associated Title: Graphical and literary illustrations of Fonthill Abbey
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