Britton, John

The history and antiquities of the abbey and cathedral church of Bristol : illustrated by a series of engravings of views, elevations, plans, and details of that edifice ; with biographical anecdotes of eminent persons connected with the establishment.

London, Longman (and others), the author, and J.Taylor 1830.

Reference: 13667
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. x + 74pp, 12 engraved plates. Title leaf very slightly browned, but the plates all clean and fresh. Contemporary full panelled calf, slightly scratched and rubbed. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

First edition, largely financed by subscription. The printed list of subscribers, present here, was omitted from the collected Nattali edition of 1836. BAL Cat 398.