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British Antiquities

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Collectors album – fragments, with 45 small to large original copper engravings 1722 to 1825 dated plates. Provenance: Book-Label Warrington Museum (book-label, presented by William Robson) in 1865. This is a very large book or collectors album – a fragment with 45 smaller and larger original copper engravings and two manuscript plan drawings. A very unique collection of engravings concerning British Antiquities and Roman Architecture. The copper engravings from 1722 to 1825 dated plates. These copper engravings are stuck on paper. The leaves are in good condition, slight marks and some folded – see the pictures! More than half of the folio book pages are still blank. Ideal for you to add to this already fine collection. I have listed each engraving with detailed descriptions and dates as follows:1& 2 Aggleston and the Barrow, 18th August 1766. 3 Avebury Stones by H. Hamper 23rd September 1804. 4 Rough Map hand drawn, no date. 5 Bekampton Avenue, The Snakes Tail, engraved by Stakeley, 19th July 1725. 6 Roman Alters, found at Kings Stanley. 7 Central Head Ornament, Bath. 8 Roman Frieze. 9 Central Front Pedimentover 4 Carinthian Columns, Bath. 10 Plan of Roman Villa at Northleigh 1816. 11 Reference text to plan. 12 Two folded pages of Manuscript Plans. 13 Hypocavstum Romanum Lincohiae. 14 Discoveries made at Netherby, May 1745. 15 Ground plan of the Ancient Roman Bath. 16 Roman Bath at Lidney Park, Gloucestshire, 1st November 1775. 17 Hand coloured mosaic floor found at Cirencester, 1783. 18 Tefsellated pavement at Wood Chefter. <b>19 & 20 Double Plate of great detailed mosaic patterns found in London.</b> 21 Complex floor patterns 1738 folded plate. 22 Second detailed mosaic patterns, folded plate 1738. 23 Prospect of the Row Dykes by the River Soar 1700? 24 Castle of Old Sarum. 25 Section and plan of Old Sarum. 26 Print of Avebury as presumed to have been originally, 1st August 1825. 27 Maiden Castle, plan of earth works to scale, Plate IX Vol.11, P171. 28 The earth works of Castles, Bavord and Ruff, plate X. 29 Earth works of Eggerdon Hill Fort, showing road from Powerstock to Maiden Newton. 30 Tony Castle, Kent. 31 Plan of Tong Castle, plate XIII. 32 Two maps of Fofs-way by Bartlett. 33 Four ground Fort Plans of Strete-ford, Axminster, Membury and Musbury. 34 Roman Town Plan, unnamed. 35 Second plan of Maiden Castle. 36 Bronze Figure found at Cirencester. 37 Roman objects found at Lidney Park, Glousceshire. 38 Roman objects found in chalk near Winchester 1789. 39 Prospect of Margidurum from Wells Hill. Looking towards Withighby, 8th September 1722. 40 Latin Text, Roman Figures. 41 Plan of Silchester, Hampshire, 1745, drawn to scale. 42 More detailed plan, Plate VIII. 43 Pictorial view of four standing Roman Soldiers. 44 View of Doncaster. 45 Ancient Fort in Doncaster Church, with plan of Conisboro Castle. This portfolio shows us how much of Britain is laying there waiting to be discovered, a history book at our feet. Images available on request. Exquisite Roman mosaic patterned floors. Was £350.

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Weight 5000 g