Ruined abbeys and castles of Great Britain / by William and Mary Howitt ; the photographic illustrations by Bedford, Sedgfield, Wilson, Fenton, and others.

Author
Howitt, William, 1792-1879 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : A. W. Bennett, 1862.
Description
[8], 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Getty AAT genre
Albumen prints19th century [Browse]
Notes
  • A "2d series" appeared in 1864.
  • Illustrated with 27 mounted photographs (albumen prints) within text.
Binding note
  • EXME copy: GAX copy 1: Blue cloth binding with bevelled edges, elaborately blind and gold stamped; circular albumen print of Conway Castle (by Roger Fenton, duplicate of print on p. 107) mounted on front cover; circular albumen print (not duplicated in the text) mounted on back cover; edges gilt; bound by Westleys & Co., London.
  • GAX copy 2: Blue cloth binding with bevelled edges, elaborately blind and gold stamped; circular albumen print of Conway Castle (by Roger Fenton, duplicate of print on p. 107) mounted on front cover; circular albumen print (not duplicated in the text) mounted on back cover; edges gilt; binder's ticket wanting.
Contents
Bolton priory (W. R. Sedgfield).--Glastonbury abbey (W. R. Sedgefield).--Iona, or Icolmkill (G. W. Wilson).--Lanthony abbey (F. Bedford).--Chepstow castle (F. Bedford).--Tintern abbey (W. R. Sedgfield).--Raglan castle (F. Bedford).--Conway and its castle (W. R. Sedgfield).--Goodrich castle and court (F. Bedford).--Fountains abbey (W. R. Sedgfield).--Roslin chapel and castle (G. W. Wilson).--Elgin cathedral (G. W. Wilson).--Holyrood abbey and palace (G. W. Wilson).--Melrose abbey (G. W. Wilson).--Carisbrooke castle (McLean & Melhuish).--Rievaux abbey (W. R. Sedgfield).--Furness abbey (R. Fenton).
Provenance
GAX copy: "Elmer Adler, MCMXLI; example of book with photographic prints used for illustrations, 186X"--Written in Elmer Adler's hand on page [2] of cover.
LCCN
03007097
OCLC
4078591
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