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DODSWORTH, William (1798--1861)
An historical account of the Episcopal See, and Cathedral Church of Sarum, or Salisbury: comprising biographical notices of the bishops; the history of the establishment, from the earliest period; and a description of the monuments. Illustrated with engravings. By William Dodsworth.
Salisbury printed by Brodie and Dowding, for the author, and sold at his house in The Close: sold also by Brodie and Dowding; and by Cadell and Davies; Murray; and Wilkie, London, 1814.
xx, 240 p., add. engr. t.-pl., [19] engr. pl.: [1] engr. illus. ; 37.5 cm. (2°)

A large paper copy with proof plates. John Britton had begun part publication of his own History and antiquities of the cathedral church of Salisbury earlier in the same year (q.v.); the present work published by subscription was completed first, but not as successful. BAL, Early printed books, no. 892.

Copy Notes Bought from J. Britton (see p. xiv of subscribers' list) for 4 guineas in 1816 (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.3.3). Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper 4 gs/ sells 6 gs.

Binding Original C19th blue paper boards, printed paper spine-label.

Reference Number 2113


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