Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  The history of St. Pauls Cathedral in London, from its foundation untill these times: ... Beautified with sundry prospects of the church, figures of tombes, and monuments. By William Dugdale.
top left corner
top right corner
bottom left corner
bottom right corner
Image Not Yet Available
DUGDALE, Sir William (1605--1686)
[The history of St. Paul's Cathedral. 1658]
The history of St. Pauls Cathedral in London, from its foundation untill these times: ... Beautified with sundry prospects of the church, figures of tombes, and monuments. By William Dugdale.
London: printed by Tho. Warren, 1658.
[6], 136, 157--160, 171--178, 181--299, [7] p., engr. port., [14] pl. (some fold.) : [30] illus. ; 33.5 cm. (2º)

First edition. Pages 174 and 293--7 misnumbered 192 and 263--7; text and register are continuous. Includes 'The Daunce of Machabree ...' made by Dan John Lydgate. See BAL, Early printed books, no. 932; B. Adams, London illustrated 1604--1851 (London 1983), 8, pp. 13--17; Wing D2482; ESTC r16413; Pforzheimer 341.

Copy Notes Inscribed in pencil on recto of second free-endpaper £10-0-0; inscribed in ink on verso 2.16.0/ Apl. 1819. With the binder's ticket of 'C. Lewis, 4, Middle Scotland Yard' on verso of front free-endpaper. It is not clear whether the bill from Thomas Boone, who was paid £2.16s. for 'Dugdales St Pauls fo Russia gilt Leaves' on 3 April 1819, refers to the purchase of the book itself, to the binding commissioned from Lewis through Boone, or to both. (Spiers Box). A few marginal pointers drawn in ink in 17th-century hand.

Binding C19th diced russia, gilt-rule panels, gilt-ruled and blind-tooled borders, gilt- and blind-tooled spine, gilt-ruled and blind-tooled doublures with Greek key motif and green paper central panels, gilt edges. Bound by C. Lewis (see copy notes above).

Reference Number 2146


If you have any further information about this book,
please contact us:

books@soane.org.uk