The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Worcester; Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of That Edifice, Including an Architectural Description of the Church and Biographical

The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Worcester; Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of That Edifice, Including an Architectural Description of the Church and Biographical

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...Cathedral, history of, by Milner, ix.; by the author, x. Worcester, city of, its peculiarities described, 1, 2; modern name of, Roman settlement, 3; Roman an-tiquities lately discovered at, 4; remains of the castle at, 4 note; possessed by the Saxons, 4; wall and fortifications, 4, 5, 11; history of, by Green, 7, 13, 17; fortified by Werefrid, 11; Edgar's gate-house at, 11. Wulstan, Bp. new monastery built by, 5, 10; his mi-racles, life of, by William of Malmesbury, 12, 13, 14, 15. Wyatville, Sir Jeffry, memoir of, xxiii. York Cathedral, history of, by the author, xi.; im-proved, xx. FINIS. Ciiiswick: Fmkted By c. Whittingham. THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE METROPOLITICAL CHURCH OF ILLUSTRATED BY A SERIES OF ENGRAVINGS, OF VIEWS, ELEVATIONS, PLANS AND DETAILS OF THE %lv(t)itettuve of ttwt QtoitUe: WITH BIOGRAPHICAL ANECDOTES OF THE ARCHBISHOPS. BY JOHN BRITTON, F.S.A. Sonbon: PUBLISHED BY LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, PATERNOSTER ROW; THE AUTHOR, 10, TAVISTOCK PLACE; AND J. TAYLOR, 59, HIGH HOLBORN. 1819. C. VVhiUingham, College House, Cliiswic TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL GEORGE MARKHAM, D.D. DEAN OF THE CATHEDRAL AND METROPOLTTICAL CHURCH OF ST. PETER, OF YORK; AND TO THE CANONS AND RESIDENTIARY OF THE SAME CHURCH; WHO HAVE MANIFESTED MUCH LAUDABLE CARE IN PRESERVING THE STABILITY, AND RESTORING THE INJURED PARTS OF THEIR CATHEDRAL; AND W HO ARE THEREBY ENTITLED TO THE THANKS OF ALL LOVERS OF ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE, THIS VOLUME IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED, BY THEIR OBEDIENT SERVANT, December 1,1818. JOHN BRITTON. PREFACE. Sir William Chambers, in his "Treatise ou Civil Architecture," very properly and judiciously remarks, "to those usually called Gothic Architects, we are indebted for the first considerable improvements in...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610695
  • 9781236610690