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BRITTON, John (1771--1857)
[Cathedral antiquities. Hereford]
The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Hereford: illustrated by a series of engravings of views, elevations, and plans of that edifice. With biographical anecdotes ... By John Britton, ...
London: published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green; the author; and J. Taylor, 1831.
vii, [1], 74, [2] p., add. engr. t.-pl. [15] pl. : wd.-engr. illus. ; 33.3 cm. (4°)

The thirteenth and penultimate volume in Britton's Cathedral antiquities series, published through local subscription and originally issued in parts. The plates are numbered I--XVI, with the title-plate numbered XV. With a list of local subscribers. BAL, Early printed books, no. 402.

Copy Notes A large paper copy with a full set of proof plates and 12 proofs before letters. It is bound (3) with the preceding two and the final volumes in the series, The history and antiquities of ... Gloucester, 1829 (q.v.), The history and antiquities of ... Bristol, 1830 (q.v.)and The history and antiquities of ... Worcester, 1835 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half brown goatskin, gilt-ruled borders, gilt double-rule spine direct-lettered in gilt, marbled-paper boards. Bound as vol. [IV] '1829--35' of a four-volume set of 'Britton's / Cathedral / Antiquities.'

Reference Number 4044


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