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Views of ancient buildings, Leicestershire, [195-]
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Description
Modern album, probably from the 1950s, of mounted 19th-century steel-engraved plates of manor houses, churches, and landscapes of Leicestershire, England. |b Twelve of the plates are described in v. 1 of William Upcott's Bibliographical account of the principal works relating to English topography, including engravings of manor houses such as Gumbley [Gumley] Hall, Preswold Hall, Carlton Hall, Osbarston [Osbaston] Hall, Leesthorp Hall, and Stoughton Hall. Other engravings include Appleby Church, Lilbourn Church in Round Hill, Glenfield Church, Earl's Shilton Church, and Kibworth Church. Five of the illustrations appeared in issues of Gentlemen's magazine between 1812 and 1825. Plates represent the work of artists such as John Throsby, John Glover, and Jacob Schnebbelie, and engravers such as James Basire, Barak Longmate, William Walker, and F. Cary.
Extent
1 album (18 engraved plates) : ill., coats of arms ; 32 cm (album)

Possible range of dates suggested by album style.

Plates are mounted on rectos and versos of the first seven leaves of heavy white paper; remaining six leaves left blank, with numerous empty stubs in between; some plates have been cut down below plate mark, with some loss of text in caption and attribution statement.

Bound in embossed maroon cloth; gold-stamped cover title "Views of ancient buildings Leicestershire"; gray endpapers.

Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige cloth clamshell box, with spine title "Ancient buildings in Leicestershire."
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