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BRITTON, John (1771--1857)
[Cathedral antiquities. Norwich]
The history and antiquities of the see and cathedral church of Norwich; illustrated with a series of engravings, of views, elevations, plans, and details of architecture of that edifice: including biographical anecdotes ... By John Britton, F.S.A
London: printed for, and published by, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; the author; and J. Taylor, 1816.
[2], 89, [1], add. wd-engr. t.-pl., XXIV engr. pl. ; 33.6 cm. (4°)

The second volume of Britton's Cathedral antiquities, published in parts. The final 'List of Prints' numbers the wood-engraved added title-plate as pl. XXV. BAL, Early printed books, no. 404.

Copy Notes A large paper copy with proof plates and 10 proofs before letters. Bought from Britton for 8 guineas on 21 December 1816. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.3.3). It is bound (2) with the first and third volumes in the series, The history and antiquities of ... Salisbury, 1814 (q.v.) and The history and antiquities of ...Winchester, 1817 (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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