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Halfpenny, Joseph.

GOTHIC ORNAMENTS IN THE CATHEDRAL OF YORK

Drawn and Etched by ... [York: Published by J. Todd & Sons, Geo. Peacock, Printer] 1795-[1800].
1st Ed. 4to. Engraved architectural t.p. + ded. + Intro. [i] + [xlii] Explanation of plates + [iii] Subscribers. 105 engraved plates. Some light marginal browning, ex.-libris Byron Dalton Architects with several ink stamps, marbled e.ps., remains of bookplate, contemporary straight grained morocco with gilt filleted edges and dec. devices to corners, some wear to boards and edges, spine faded and chipped, upper board detached, a.e.g. ESTC T145456. Published in parts. With a list of subscribers. Introduction dated March 2, 1795. Description of plates dated April 19th, 1800. Printer's name taken from end of description of plates. Joseph Halfpenny (17481811), topographical engraver and watercolour painter. ODNB ... Halfpenny was responsible for the sensitive repair of many of the decorative features in the minster, and he made careful drawings of much of the medieval detail ...
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