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Author
RADCLYFFE, C.W.
Title
Memorials of Rugby.
Published
Crossley, Rugby: Parker, Oxford: Stevenson, Cambridge: Brooks, London: 1843.
Description
FIRST EDITION. Folio. Hard Cover. Recent full leather binding, functional rather than full decorative gilt to spine, gilt title and date to upper board, lithographic title in red and black, subscribers list, xpp. 28 hand coloured lithographic plates on 24 sheets, each with accompanying text, 6pp appendix, alternative text leaf for 'The Chapel'. Occasional spotting to some of the plates, mostly marginal, three with a shallow, vertical crease. The cricket and the locomotive plates are both in bright condition. Originally published in parts, this is uncommon in any form and scarce when complete.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Entrance to the School House.
2. General View, from the Hillmorton Road.
3. The School and Chapel.
4. Bilton Hall.
5. The Chapel.
6. Brownsover. The Chapel.
7. Brownsover. The Old House.
8. The Head Master's House.
9. The Quadrangle from the Hall.
10. Bilton Church.
11. Newbold-upon-Avon.
12. Hillmorton.
13. The School Gate.
14. The Chapel looking West.
15. The Quadrangle.
16. The School, from the Close.
17. Brinklow.
18. The Old School.
19. The Island.
20. Dunchurch Church.
21. East End of the Chapel.
22. The Church of St. Andrew.
23. Old School House.
24. The East Gate of the Close.
25. The Library.
26. Arch on the London to Birmingham Railway.
27. St. Mathew's Church.
28. The Almshouses.
Hand coloured plates
28
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Category
British Isles, History - England, Travel/Scenery
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
1519