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NEW DESCRIPTION OF BLENHEIM ...
New description of Blenheim, the seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough: containing a full and accurate account of the paintings, tapestry, and furniture; a picturesque tour of the gardens and park; and a general description of the china gallery, &c. With a preliminary essay on landscape gardening. Sixth edition, improved. Embellished with an elegant coloured plan of the park, &c.
Oxford printed by Slatter and Munday, for Cadell and Davis; and J Harris, London: and sold by all booksellers in town and country, 1803.
x, [2], 141, [3] p., engr. frontis., fold. plan ; 16.5cm. (12°)

Anonymous. By William Fordyce Mavor. First published in 1787 (see J. Harris, Country house index, 1979, p. 36). The plan of the park and gardens is hand-coloured. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements.

Copy Notes Frontispiece top caption cropped by binder.

Binding C19th half green morocco, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled and lettered spine. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. on 22 December 1830. (Archive 7/15/8).

Reference Number 2872


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