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The history of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster :
its antiquities and monuments : in two volumes.



Main Author: Combe, William, 1742-1823
Related Names: Lewis, Frederick Christian 1779-1856, engraver., Hamble, J. R. , engraver., Sutherland, Thomas approximately 1785-approximately 1825, engraver., Huet, Franc╠žois 1772-1813, illustrator., Mackenzie, Frederick 1787 or 1788-1854, illustrator., Bluck, John (Printmaker) , engraver., Dale, Thomas active 1827-1828, engraver., Coney, John 1786-1833, illustrator, Mitan, Samuel 1786-1843, engraver., Pugin, Augustus 1762-1832, illustrator., Meyer, Henry Hoppner 1783-1847, engraver., Owen, William 1769-1825, illustrator., Vincent, William 1739-1815, dedicatee., Leigh, J. C. active 1814-1815, printer., Harrison, L. active 1807-1842, printer., Ackermann, Rudolph 1764-1834, publisher
Language(s): English ; Latin
Published: London : Printed for R. Ackermann ... by L. Harrison and J.C. Leigh ..., M. DCCC. XII [1812]
Subjects: Vincent, William, > Vincent, William, / 1739-1815 > Vincent, William, / 1739-1815 / Portraits.
Westminster abbey (Londres)
Westminster Abbey.
Westminster Abbey > Westminster Abbey / Pictorial works.
Westminster Abbey.
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) > Booksellers' labels (Provenance) / England > Booksellers' labels (Provenance) / England / London > Booksellers' labels (Provenance) / England / London / 19th century.
Binders' tickets (Binding) > Binders' tickets (Binding) / England > Binders' tickets (Binding) / England / London > Binders' tickets (Binding) / England / London / 19th century.
Subscription lists (Publishing) > Subscription lists (Publishing) / England > Subscription lists (Publishing) / England / London > Subscription lists (Publishing) / England / London / 19th century.
Illustrated works > Illustrated works / England > Illustrated works / England / 19th century.
Pictorial works.
Note: "Arrangement of the plates.": [2] pages bound in volume 1.
"List of subscribers.": pages [vii]-xiii in volume 1.
Plate 4, the added engraved title page of volume 2, is known to exist in two states. In one state it is signed: F. Mackenzie delt; in the other: A. Pugin delt. Cf. Abbey.
Volume 2 has added engraved title page: Westminster Abbey and the monuments. Forming a companion and continuation of the Microcosm of London. Published at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts ... in sixteen monthly numbers.
The most common illustrators are F. Mackenzie, A. Pugin, and F. Huet-Villiers. The most common engravers are J. Bluck, T. Sutherland, J. Hamble, and F.C. Lewis.
Introductory plates: Volume 1: Plan of Westminster Abbey, unsigned -- Interior view of St. Peters, drawn and etched by J. Coney -- [Exterior view of Westminster Abbey], drawn by J. Coney and engraved by T. Dale -- West front of Westminster Abbey, drawn by A. Pugin and engraved by J. Bluck. Volume 2: North east view of Westminster Abbey, drawn by F. Mackenzie and engraved by J. Bluck.
Frontispieces: Volume 1: Portrait of William Vincent, D.D., Dean of Westminster, painted by Wm. Owen and engraved by Henry Meyer. Volume 2: Illustration of the tomb of Aymer de Valance, Earl of Pembroke, in Westminster Abbey, drawn by A. Pugin and engraved by S. Mitan.
Half-title: The history of St. Peter's Westminster.
Dedicated to William Vincent, D.D., Dean of Westminster. Dedication signed: R. Ackermann.
Text by William Combe. Cf. BLC.
Physical Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color), plan, portrait ; 36 cm.
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