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CONCISE AND ACCURATE ...
[Cantabrigia depicta. 1790]
A concise and accurate description of the university, town, and county of Cambridge: containing a particular history of the colleges and public buildings, ... with an account of the considerable improvements which have lately been made throughout the university. ... Illustrated with several neat views of publick buildings, and a very accurate plan of the university and town. A new edition, corrected and enlarged.
Cambridge printed by J. Archdeacon, printer to the university; for J. & J. Merrill, booksellers, in Cambridge, [1790].
[4], 149, [1] p., [1] map, [11] pl.; 17.8 cm. (12°)

Anonymous. First published in 1763 as Cantabrigia depicta. A concise and accurate description. The Soane Museum archive has a priced list of books with a watermark dated 1812 including a 'proofs 4°' edition of 'Cantabrigia depicta' for 8 guineas, but there is no evidence to indicate that Soane purchased it. (Spiers Box.) Includes publisher's advertisements at foot of p. 149. ESTC t65428.

Copy Notes Pages 1-12 in this copy are misbound before the title-page. Bound (2) with a copy of The Winchester guide, 1780 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black spine-label reading 'Winchester / & / Cambridge'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 5d., 23 June 1829. (Priv. Corr. XVI. E. 6:29).

Reference Number 1968


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