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BRITTON, John (1771--1857)
[Cathedral antiquities. Winchester]
The history and antiquities of the see and cathedral church of Winchester; illustrated with a series of engravings, of views, elevations, plans, and details of the architecture of that edifice: including biographical anecdtoes ... By John Britton, F.S.A.
London: printed for, and published by, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; the author; and J. Taylor, 1817.
iv, [3], 10--138, [4] p., add. engr. t.-pl., [29] pl. ; 33.5 cm. (4°)

The third volume of Britton's Cathedral antiquities, published in parts, the complete volume available for 3 guineas or 5 guineas (large paper). The plates are numbered I--XXX including the title-plate, pl. XIV. BAL, Early printed books, no. 409.

Copy Notes A large paper copy with proof plates and 9 proofs before letters. It is bound (3) with the first two volumes in the series, The history and antiquities of ...Salisbury, 1814 (q.v.) and The history and antiquities of ... Norwich, 1816 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half brown goatskin, gilt-ruled borders, gilt double-rule spine direct-lettered in gilt, marbled-paper boards. Bound as vol. [I] '1814--17' of a four-volume set of 'Britton's / Cathedral / Antiquities.'

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