Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps, Charts, and Plans, and of the Topographical Drawings in the British Museum Volume 1

Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps, Charts, and Plans, and of the Topographical Drawings in the British Museum Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...in Chester, one of the castellated seats of the Abbats of St. Werburgh; drawn by Samuel Lysons, Esq.: 6 in. x 6 in. Add. 9461. fol. 129. Engraved by Lysons, in the Magna Britannia, vol. ii. p. 457. A view, in pen and ink, of "the south side of S. Peter's Church, within the citty of Chester, before it was taken downe, in 1669, but is Bow new built, anno 1671;" drawn by Handle Holme the third: 1 f. x 8 in. Harl. 2073. fol. 27. A view, in Indian ink, of " the south side of Trinity Church, within the citty of Chester;" drawn by Randle Holme the third: 8 in. x 5 in. Harl. 2073. fol. 14. 6. " The ground plot of the castle of Chester," and " the view of.the castle according to the breaches in it, made during the siege in 1644-1646;" drawn by Randle Holme the third, on a scale of 100 feet to an inch: 1 f. 4 in. x 1 f. Harl. 2073. fol. 31. Copy, in pencil, of the preceding plan and view of Chester Castle: 1 f. 3 in. x 10 in. Add. 9461. fol. 119. 6. Engraved in Lysons' Magna Britannia, vol. ii. p. 455. A colored plan of the castle of Chester, 1725; drawn on a scale of 50 feet to an inch: 2 f. 4 in. x 1 f. 8 in. ft ix. 8. a. Plan and elevation, in pen and ink, of a building, apparently designed for a mint, in the castle at Chester; drawn temp. Car. II.? on a scale of 6 feet to an inch: 1 f. x 9 in. Harl. 2099. art. 62. p. 558. View, in pencil, of a pillar in a square chamber, called Caesar's Chamber, in Chester Castle, now used as a powder magazine; drawn by Samuel Lysons, Esq.: 8 in. x 4 in. Add. 9461. fol. 106. 6. Partly engraved in the Magna Britannia, vol. ii. p. 438. A view, in pen and ink, of " the High Crosse of the citty of Chester," taken down in the year 1646; drawn by lvaudlo Holme the third: 8...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123659648X
  • 9781236596482