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BRITTON, John (1771--1857)
An historical and architectural essay relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol: illustrated with plans, views, and architectural details: including an account of the monuments, and anecdotes of the eminent persons interred within its walls; also, an essay on the life and character of Thomas Chatterton. By J. Britton, ...
London: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; J. Taylor; and the author. Sold by Barry, Brown, Bulgin, Elliston, Norton and Son, Sheppard, and Peckover, at Bristol; also by Barratt, Godwin, Upham, and Meyler and Son, at Bath, 1813.
xii, 40 p., XII pl. ; 34.2 cm. (4°)

Also issued in octavo. Half-title reads 'Some Account of Redcliffe Church, Bristol. with 12 Prints.' set in a woodcut Gothic lozenge. Plate VII is bound as frontispiece and faintly marked 'Proof'. BAL, Early printed books, no. 419.

Copy Notes Some sheets unopened. Bound with a 4-page catalogue of Works on the fine arts, [1813] (q.v.) jointly published by Longman and Co. and Josiah Taylor.

Binding Original C19th brown paper-boards, the upper cover with a printed paper-label bearing the title and price ('16s. Royal 8vo. - 24s. Medium 4to. - £1. 11s. 6d Imperial 4to.') in woodcut Gothic lozenge repeated from half-title, printed paper spine-label.

Reference Number 1787


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