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Milner, Rev. John.

THE HISTORY CIVIL AND ECCLESIASTICAL, & SURVEY OF THE ANTIQUITIES OF WINCHESTER.

Winchester Printed and sold by Jas. Robbins ... 1809.
2nd Ed. 2 vols. 4to. 24pp. + 451pp. + 312pp. Engraved t.ps., 13 engraved plates including 4 folding. With advert leaf and leaf of ‘Tables’ inserted to vol. 1. Several repairs to folding plates, plates browned and several with waterstains, light textual browning, modern e.ps., amateur rebind in modern blind ruled leather gilt lettered title labels to spines. Upcott 290. John Milner (1752–1826), vicar apostolic of the midland district and religious controversialist. ODNB ‘... From Winchester he published an early study of Gothic architecture [the above work] which gained him a fellowship of the Society of Antiquaries but which was equally controversial in that it contained a trenchant attack on the latitudinarian and deeply anti-Catholic late bishop of Winchester, Benjamin Hoadly ...’
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