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STORER, James Sargant (1771--1853)
History and antiquities of the cathedral churches of Great Britain. Illustrated with a series of highly-finished engravings, exhibiting general and particular views, ground plans, and all the architectural features and ornaments in the various styles of building used in our ecclesiastical edifices. By James Storer. In four volumes. Vol. I. (II., III., IV.)
London: published by Rivingtons; Murray; Hatchard; Clarke; Taylor; and Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1814--19.
4 vols ; 22.8 cm. (8°)
I: [112] p., add. engr. t.-pl., [54] pl.
II: [110] p., add. engr. t.-pl., [54] pl.
III: [146] p., add. engr. t.-pl., [64] pl.
IV: [146] p., add. engr. t.-pl., [72] pl.

Originally published in parts, probably 32 fascicles, between December 1812 and mid-1819, the volume title-plates being issued with the final fascicle of each volume. Upon completion copies were often bound in a more logical sequence, in the Soane copy as follows: Vol. I: Bangor. Ely. Chester. Carlisle. Exeter. Durham. -- Vol. II: St Asaph's. Bristol. Gloucester. Landaff. Winchester. Hereford. -- Vol. III: Canterbury. Rochester. Lincoln. St Paul's. Norwich. Peterburgh. Oxford. -- Vol. IV: St David's. Bath. Wells. Lichfield. Chichester. Salisbury. Worcester. York. The parts on Durham, Exeter, Landaff and Norwich are by James Norris Brewer. BAL Early printed books, no. 3171.

Copy Notes Bought from T. & W. Boone for 8 guineas on 22 March 1823. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.5.6).

Binding C19th half russia, grey paper boards, blind-tooled borders and spines.

Reference Number 3363


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