The antiquities of Warwickshire, illustrated : from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes ; beautified with maps, prospects, and portraictures by William Dugdale ; this edition is carefully copied, without the least alteration, from the old one, published in the year 1656; and besides the original copper-plate cuts, contains the new maps of the county and hundreds, also a whole sheet curious prospect of Blithe-Hall, the seat of the author.

Author

William Dugdale

Title

The antiquities of Warwickshire, illustrated : from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes ; beautified with maps, prospects, and portraictures by William Dugdale ; this edition is carefully copied, without the least alteration, from the old one, published in the year 1656; and besides the original copper-plate cuts, contains the new maps of the county and hundreds, also a whole sheet curious prospect of Blithe-Hall, the seat of the author.

Date

1765

Place

Coventry

Publisher

Re-printed by John Jones facing the Cross

Edition

Second

Contributor

ENGRAVER:
Wenceslaus Hollar
Daniel King
Elisha Kirkall
Pierre Lombart
Robert Vaughan

Note

IMPRINT:
Coventry : Re-printed by John Jones facing the Cross, in Year of our Lord God, 1765.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Maps by Hen. Beighton.
With many engravings by W. Hollar, Hen. Beighton, R. Vaughan, E. Kirkall, P. Lombart and D. King.

FORMAT:
[12], 812, [9] pages, 34 unnumbered leaves of plates (13 folded) : illustrations, coats of arms, genealogical tables, maps.

REFERENCES:
Pennington, Hollar, 530, 666, 956, 957, 968-71, 978, 985, 986, 1045, 1065, 1066, 1069, 1070, 1391, 1953-8, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966-9, 2235, 2237-40, 2244-6, 2249-51, 2253, 2254, 2270, 2271, 2273, 2287-9, 2291, 2294-6, 2299-300, 2314-17, 2325-7, 2332, 2334, 2335, 2338, 2342, 2344, 2348-54, 2356-60, 2364, 2366, 2373, 2374, 2376, 2378, 2388, 2393-413, 2469-535, 2600, 2621, 2623.

PROVENANCE:
Victoria University Library copy has armorial bookplate of Wm. Bedford pasted to front paste-down; old hand-drawn, water-coloured crest has been tipped into the margin at page 615.

Gift to Victoria University Library. Hoeniger, David. 2017/11/22.

CONDITION:
Contemporary full bound leather over boards. Text block is complete, including the fold out maps.

Library Catalog

Num Pages

901

Call Number

DA670 .W3 D85 1765

Cartographer

Henry Beighton [and engraver]

Files

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DA670 W3 D85 1765 Plate List.jpg
DA670 W3 D85 1765 Cover.jpg
DA670 W3 D85 1765 Spine.jpg

Collection

Citation

William Dugdale, “The antiquities of Warwickshire, illustrated : from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes ; beautified with maps, prospects, and portraictures by William Dugdale ; this edition is carefully copied, without the least alteration, from the old one, published in the year 1656; and besides the original copper-plate cuts, contains the new maps of the county and hundreds, also a whole sheet curious prospect of Blithe-Hall, the seat of the author.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed June 13, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/9863.