Winkles's Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales
by Garland, Robert (arch.); Thomas Moule (text)
London: Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange; and Charles Tilt, 1842. First edition. Hardcover. g+ to vg. Quarto. (iv) xx, 144, viii, 140, xvi, 160pp. Three-quarter red leather over marbled boards with gilt ruling and lettering on covers, gilt tooling and lettering on spines; raised bands. Gilt edges, Marbled endpapers. Three frontispiece engravings. Blind-stamped library insignia and lettering on title pages, Putnam Library. Volume three published by Tilt and Bogue. The drawings are made from sketches taken expressly for this work by Garland. with descriptions by Thomas Moule. Volumes two and three contain an historical and descriptive account.The work is credited with helping to revive the Gothic style architecture in Great Britain. Henry Winkles, Karl Ludwig Frommel, and Hablot Knight Browne are credited for the engraving of 182 plates, including frontispieces. The volumes contain illustrations of the following cathedrals: v. 1. Salisbury cathedral. Canterbury cathedral. York cathedral. St. Paul's cathedral. Wells cathedral. Rochester cathedral. Winchester cathedral -- v. 2. Lincoln cathedral. Chichester cathedral. Ely cathedral. Peterborough cathedral. Norwich cathedral. Exeter cathedral. Bristol cathedral. Oxford cathedral -- v. 3. Lichfield cathedral. Gloucester cathedral. Hereford cathedral. Worcester cathedral. Durham cathedral. Carlisle cathedral. Chester cathedral. Ripon cathedral. St. David's cathedral. Llandaff cathedral. St. Asaph's cathedral. Bangor cathedral.Leather with some scuffing. Book plates of Putnam Library and School of Theology at Claremont. Vol. one and two with library index cards, volume three with library pocket at rear. Library stamps. Volume one starting at title page. Binding in overall good+, interiors in very good plus condition.
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