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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Ackermann, Rudolph 
'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 [WATERMARKED 1812]
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Ackermann, Rudolph 
'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 [WATERMARKED 1812]
Estimate
2,0003,000
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Ackermann, Rudolph 
'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 [WATERMARKED 1812]
Large 4to (13 1/16 x 11 in.; 332 x 280mm). Subscribers' list, 48 hand-colored plates (44 aquatint views by Havell, Stadler, Bluck and others after Pugin, Westall, Mackenzie, and others, 4 stipple and line engraved costume plates), plate 26 an early issue captioned with printed overslip; occasional offsetting, some foxing, heaviest to final leaves, generally not affecting plates. Full contemporary calf, covers with elaborate gilt border including greek key-pattern devices and inner single-ruled frame, all edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers; rebacked, rubbing to extremities, corners bumped.
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Literature

Abbey, 'Scenery' 440; Tooley 3

Catalogue Note

First edition. Originally issues in 12 monthly parts, with four plates to each part, the first appearing in January of 1816. 

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