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HOLE, William (1710--1791)
The ornaments of churches considered, with a particular view to the late decoration of the parish church of St. Margaret Westminster. To which is subjoined, an appendix, containing, the history of the said church; an account of the altar-piece, and stained glass window erected over it; a state of the prosecution it has occasioned; and other papers.
Oxford printed by W. Jackson: and sold by R. and J. Dodsley; J. Walter; J. Fox; and by the booksellers in Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin, 1761.
[4], [6], 143, [1], 8 p., [1] pl. ; 26.0 cm. (4°)

Anonymous. Attributed to William Hole, rector of Barnstaple. Edited, with an introduction and postscript, by Thomas Wilson, rector of St Margaret's from 1753, to whom the work is also sometimes attributed. The postscript and probably the plate of the church interior, were not part of the work as first issued but added 'near a year, since this Book was published' (Postscript, p. [1]). BAL, Early printed books, no. 1530; ESTC n12387.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper 1/1/0/ John Soane/ 1817/ Loose print of the window of Saint/ Margarets Church. The 'loose print', a hand-coloured engraving of the window of St. Margaret's with a reference to 'Pennant's London page 87', has been tipped in facing the frontispiece. Inscribed in pencil on p. iv Tho. Wilson. D.D./ P. of Westmr. R of Walbroke/M. of St Margts.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf.

Reference Number 3609


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