Lot 19
  • 19

Ackermann, Rudolph

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1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Description

  • The History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster; with the Charter-House, the Schools of St. Paul's, Merchant Taylors, Harrow, and Rugby, and the Free-School of Christ's Hospital. London: R. Ackermann, 1816
  • Paper
FIRST EDITION, 4to (337 x 275mm.), 49 aquatint plates (plate 26 bound in third state, with an extra plate in the first state loosely inserted), watermarks 1812-1816, list of subscribers and list of plates, later red straight-grained morocco gilt by Bayntun of Bath, spine gilt in compartments, red slipcase, minor spotting, staining and offsetting

Literature

Abbey, Scenery 438

Catalogue Note

Plate 6, "Winchester College, from the Meadow", is dated January 1815; plate 23, with the bareheaded masters in "Westminster School Room"; plate 26, with the washerwomen and printed title "Charter House from the Playground". 
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