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WARTON, Thomas (1728--1790)
The Winchester guide; or, a description of the antiquities and curiosities of that ancient city. A new edition. Illustrated with copper-plates.
Winton printed and sold by J. Wilkes, 1780.
[2], 115, [1] p., engr. frontis., [12] pl. (2 fold.) ; 17.8 cm. (12º)

Anonymous. By Thomas Warton, a poet, historian and satirist, brother of the poet and literary critic Joseph Warton (1722--1800). First published under the title A description of the city, college, and cathedral of Winchester, 1760. Soane also owned the fourth edition of Warton's satire on Oxford guidebooks, A companion to the guide and a guide to the companion, being a complete supplement to all the accounts of Oxford hitherto published, 1763 (q.v.). ESTC t61870.



Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting 3 plates (i.e. the views of the King's Palace and Episcopal Palace, and reproduction of 'The Trusty Servant'). With the frontispiece misbound to face p. 8 and the view of Winchester College misbound as frontispiece. Bound (1) with a copy of Concise and accurate description of the university, town, and county of Cambridge, 1790 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black spine-label reading 'Winchester/ &/ Cambridge'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 5d., 23 June 1829. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.6.29).

Reference Number 3610


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