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The history and antiquities of Northamptonshire compiled from the manuscript collections of the late learned antiquary John Bridges Esq. by the Rev. Peter Whalley, late Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford: PB 15-2013

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Titles

The history and antiquities of Northamptonshire compiled from the manuscript collections of the late learned antiquary John Bridges Esq. by the Rev. Peter Whalley, late Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford

Maker(s)

Bridges, John (antiquarian)
Whalley, Peter
Bookseller: Payne, Thomas
Bookseller: Prince, Daniel
Bookseller: Cooke, J.
Bookseller: Lacy, J.

Categories

Description

2 volumes, [37] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 41 cm. (fol.)
Pagination: vol.1 [2], vi, 610 p., [11] leaves of plates (1 folded); vol.2 [2], 672, [2] p., [26] leaves of plates (2 folded)
Includes frontispiece engraved portrait of the author (included in count of plates)
Imperfect copy? Appears to lack folded map of Northamptonshire and maybe one other engraving in vol 1. Additional illustrations pasted in throughout volumes.
Additional items laid in: 3 maps of England (Saxon England, Britannia Romana and The Diceses of England), 2 two maps of Northamptonshire, and an engraving ("A view of Liveden Ruin").
Vol.2 has 2 page list of subscribers at end.

Place(s) associated

  • Oxford
  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-10) by Sharman, Michael

Dating

Production date: AD 1791

Note

Printed on Lambeth Cartridge by Adrian Lack at the Senecio Press, Charlbury, Oxford

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 15-2013
Primary reference Number: 197734
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 19 March 2014 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 20 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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