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ACKERMANN, Rudolf.
The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster.

Published
London: R. Ackermann, 101Strand, 1812.
References
Tooley 2; Abbey Scenery 213 & 214; Bobins II 608.
Plates
81
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: R. Ackermann, 101Strand, 1812.
Ref
46

FIRST EDITION, second issue. 2 large quarto volumes. xviii 330 with 83 aquatint plates of which 81 are hand-coloured. Contemporary full red morocco; gilt ruled and gilt design stamped boards; gilt ruled and decorated spine bands; original red morocco gilt spine labels; all edges gilt; gilt inner dentelles; new marbled endpapers. MS inscription reads: "Presented to St.Pauls School by K.B. Schley 1929". Some offsetting from colour plates (as usual) scattered light foxing elsewhere. Light scuffing to tips. Overall exceedingly attractive. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. 1. West Front of Westminster Abbey. Volume 2. 2. Title page. Aymer de Valance, Earl of Pembroke. 3. North East View of Westminster Abbey. 4. Henry VII Chapel. Shewing two renovated Pinacles. 5. Fragments & Parts of the Exterior of Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey. 6. Interior view of Westminster Abbey, from the West Gate. 7. Interior view of Westminster Abbey, looking towards the West Entrance. 8. West Windows, Westminster Abbey. 9. The Choir. Westminster Abbey. 10. Mosaic Pavement before the Altar in Westminster Abbey. 11. North Window. 12. West Entrance, turning to the right - Westminster Abbey. 13. Fragments & Arches in Westminster Abbey. 14. Fragments of Ceilings &c. &c. 15. Fragments, Parts, Windows, Pillars &c. &c. Westminster Abbey. 16. Fragments, Windows, Doors &c. Westminster Abbey. 17. Second & Third Window, South Aisle. [8 monuments] Admiral Tyrrell / Lord Viscount Howe / Dr. Thomas / Mrs. K. Bovey / Dr. Pearce / Dr. Wilcocks / Dr. Thomas Sprat / Sir L. Robinson Bt. 18. Fourth & Fifth Window, South Aisle. [7 monuments] Mrs. Ann Fielding / John Smith / Mrs. Harnett / Col. Davis / Robt. Cannon / Gen. Flemming / Gen. Wade. 19. Sixth & Seventh Window, South Aisle. [9 monuments] Sir I. Chardin Bt / William Hargrave / Maj. Andre / Sir P. Fairborne / Col R. Townsend / Sidney, Earl Godolphin / Sir C. Harbord & C. Cottrell / Diana Temple. 20. Entrance into the Choir [2 monuments] Sir Isaac Newton / Earl of Stanhope / West Entrance [2 monuments] Sir Thomas Hardy / John Conduitt Esq. 21. Eighth & Ninth Window, South Aisle. [10 monuments] John Methuen Esq / Martin Folkes / Thomas Knipe / G. Stepney Esq / Dr. Watts / Sir R. Bingham / G. Churchill Esq / Capt. William Julius / Maj. R. Creed / Gen. Strode. 22. Tenth Window & Entrance to the Cloister, North Aisle. [7 monuments] Rear Adml John Harrison / Sophia Fairholm / Mrs. Ann Wemyss / William Dalrymple / Sir J. Burland / Sir Cloudesley Shovell / William Wragg Esq. 23. South Aisle. [8 monuments] Thomas Thynn Esq / Thomas Owen Esq / Dame Grace Gethin / Elis & Judith Freke / Sir Thomas Richardson / Gen. de Paoli / Jas. Kendall Esq / William Thynne Esq. 24. West Side of Poets Corner. [12 monuments] Stephen Hales / Ed.Wetenhall / Sir J. Pringle / Sir Robt. Taylor / J. Ernest Grabe / David Garrick / William Outram / I. Barrow / Thomas Triplett / Sir Rich. Coxe / I.Cassaubon / William Camden. 25. West Side of Poets Corner. [12 monuments] Mrs. Mary Hope / Maj. Gen. Sir A. Campbell / G.F. Handel / William Anne Villettes / Rich. Busby / Bishop Duppa / Rt. Hon. J.S. Mackenzie / Sir E. Atkyns / Eliz. Dowager Baroness Lechmere / Mrs. Christopher Ker / Robt. South / Sir Jas. Adolphus Oughton. 26. Entrance to Poets Corner, Westminster Abbey. [14 monuments] John Dryden / Matha Birch / A. Cowley / J. Roberts / G. Chaucer / J. Phillips / B. Booth / M. Drayton / Ben. Johnson / S. Butler / E. Spencer / J. Milton / Gray / C. Anstey. 27. Poets Corner. Westminster Abbey. [6 monuments] Thomas Shadwell / William Mason / Matthew Prior / Saint Evremond / Cowley / John Phillips. 28. South view of Poets Corner. [8 monuments] Mrs. Pritchard / Shakespeare / Thompson / Rowe / Gay / Goldsmith / Duke of Argyle / Addison. 29. North view, across the Transept from Poets Corner - Westminster Abbey. 30. Chapel of St. Benedict. [6 monuments] Frances Countess of Hertford / Dr. Gabriel Goodman / George Sprat / Archbishop Langham / Earl & Countess of Middlesex / Dr. William Bill. 31. East view of St. Edmund's Chapel. [11 monuments] Countess of Stafford / Earl of Stafford / Nicholas Monck / Dutchess of Suffolk / Francis Hollis / Lady K. Knollys / Lady Jane Seymour / Lady E. Russell / Lord John Russell / John of Eltham, second son of KE2 / Two Children of KE3. 32. West view of St. Edmunds Chapel. [10 monuments] Sir Barnard Brocas / Sir Rich. Pecksall / Edward, 8th Earl of Shrewsbury / Earl of Pembroke / Edward Lord Herbert / Sir Humphrey Bourchier / Robt. de Waldeby / Dutchess of Gloucester / Countess of Stafford / Henry Ferne. 33. St. Nicholas Chapel. [8 monuments] Lady Jane Clifford / Anne Dutchess of Somerset / Sir George & Lady Fane / Lady Burleigh / Lady cecil / Sir Humphrey Stanley / N. Baron Carew / Nicholas Bagenall. 34. West view of St. Nicholas Chapel. [7 monuments] William de Dudley / Anna Sophia Harley / Marchioness of Winchester / Lady Ross / Dutchess of Northumberland / Sir George Villiers / Phillippa, daughter of Lord Mohun. 35. South East Area. Westminster Abbey. [6 monuments] King Serbert / Rich. Tufton / Sir Robt. Aiton / Grave Stone of the Earl of Middlesex / Children of KH3 & KE1 / Sir Thomas Ingram. 36. Interior of King Serbert's Monument. 37. Porch of Henry VII Chapel. 38. Henry VII Chapel. Westminster Abbey. 39. Fragments of Henry VII Chapel. 40. Henry VII Monument: Henry VII Chapel. 41. Interior of Henry VII Monument / Remaining Figures on the Screen of Henry VII Monument. 42. Lewis Stuart, Duke of Richmond. Henry VII Chapel. 43. Henry VII Chapel. 44. George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. 45. East End of South Aisle. [3 monuments] Lady Walpole / Duke of Albermarle / Countess of Richmond. 46. Queen Elizabeth / Mary Queen of Scots [the monuments of each]. 47. North Aisle, Henry VII Chapel. [5 monuments] Mary, Third Daughter of James I / Edward V & his Brothers / Sophia, Fourth Daughter of James I / Sir George Savile / C.H. Montague. 48. West Side of the Chapel of St. Paul. [3 tombs] Sir John Buckering Miles / Sir Jas. Fullerton / Sir Thomas Bromley. 49. East Side of the Chapel of St. Paul from an elevated situation. [7 monuments] Lord Dudley Carleton, Viscount of Dorchester / Frances Countess of Sussex / Lady Anne Cotterington & Francis Lord Cotterington / Lewis Robert Lord Bourchier & his Lady / Sir Giles Dawbeney & his Lady / Lieut. Gen. Sir Henry Belasyse. 50. West Side of St. Erasmus Chapel. [4 monuments] George Fascet / Mary Kendall / Thomas Vaughan / Edward Popham. 51. East Side of St. Erasmus's Chapel. [6 monuments] Thomas Carey / Hugh de Bohun / Henry Carey / Thomas Cecil, Earl of Exeter/ William of Colchester / Thomas Ruthell. 52. Islip Chapel. [1 monument] Sir C. Hatton. 53. The Screen of Abbot Islip's Chapel & the Entrance to the Chapel of St. Erasmus. 54. Chapel of St. Andrew. [4 monuments] Earl & Countess of Mountrath / Adml Totty / Countess of Kerry / Lord & Lady Norris. Chapel of St. John the Evangelist. [4 tombs] Sir Geo. Peacock / Sir Geo. Holles / Capt. Cooke / Sir Francis Vere. 55. Chapel of St. John the Evangelist. [5 monuments] Earl & Countess of Mountrath / Susannah Jane Davidson / Lord & Lady Norris / Dutchess of Somerset / Lady Nightingale. 56. North Area. [5 monuments] Lieut. Gen. Villettes / Gen. Stuart / Gen. Wolfe / Sir J.A. Oughton / B.J. Forbes & R.G. Forbes / R. Kempenfelt / Bishop Duppa. 57. North East Area. [4 monuments] Lady Ann Cotterington / Lord Bouchier / Henry V / Henry III. 58. North Aisle. [4 monuments] Adml Holmes / William Pulteney, Earl of Bath / Lord Ligonier / Capt. Edward Cooke. 59. [2 monuments] Part of the Screen of Edward the Confessor / Edmund Crouchback. 60. Queens Phillipa & Eleanor. 61. Edward the Confessor's Chapel. [5 monuments] De la Tour de Gouvernett / Edward I (Long Shanks) / Elizabeth Tudor / Margaret / John Waltham, Bishop of Salisbury. 62. [2 monuments] Richard II / Edward III. 63. The Screen of Edward the Confessor. 64. Edward the Confessor's Chapel. [2 monuments] Henry III / Edward the Confessor's Monument. 65. Henry V Chapel. 66. Screen over the Chantry of Henry V. 67. East Windows. 68. Aveline, first wife of Edmund Crouchback, Earl of Lancaster, on the North Side of the Altar in Westminster Abbey. 69. North Cross. [11monuments] Percy Kirk Esq / Lord Beauclerk / John Warren / Sir John Balchern / Gen. Guest / Grace Scott / Clement Saunders Esq / Sir Peter Warren / Hannah Vincent / Adml Storr / Sir Gilbert Lort. 70. North Entrance. Westminster Abbey. [6 monuments] Capt. Manners, Blair & Bayne / Earl of Chatham / Sir Charles Wager / Adml Vernon / John Holles, Duke of Newcastle / Duke & Dutchess of Newcastle. 71. Lord Chatham. 72. [2 monuments] Duke of Argyll / Lord Mansfield. 73. North Transept. [7 monuments] Adml Charles Watson / Sir William Sanderson / Earl of Halifax / Sir Clifton Wintringham / Jonas Hanway / Gen. Hope / Sir Eyre Coote. 74. [12 monuments] Lord Dunbar / Dr. Peter Heylin / Charles Williams. Sir Edmund Prideaux / Rich. Le Neve Esq / Temple West Esq. William Croft / John Blow / Philip de Sausmarez Esq. Dr. Hugh Boulter / Samuel Bradford / Rich. Kane. 75. North Aisle. [8 monuments] Sir Thomas Duppa / Dame Elizabeth Carteret / Hugh Chamberlin. Dr. S. Arnold / Almerieus de Courcey / H. Purcell Esq / Sir Thomas Heskett / Dame Mary James. 76. Fourth & Fifth Window, North Aisle. [6 monuments] John Barker Esq / Henry Priestman / Jas Stewart Denham / Philip Carteret / Thomas Livingston. 77. Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Windows, North Aisle. [15 monuments] William Levintz / Thomas Banks / Josiah & John Twysden / H. Twysden / Jas. Bringfield / Robt. Killigrew / Gideon Loten / Ann Whytell / Edward Herbert / G. Thornburgh / Mary Beaufoy / Jane Hill / Thomas Mansel & William Morgan / Edward Mansel / R. Mead / Robt. & Rich. Cholmondeley. 78. Ninth, Tenth & Eleventh Windows, North Aisle. [9 monuments] William Horneck Wsq / Jas. Egerton / Fred Lake / Capt's. Hervey & Hutt / Sir Godfrey Kneller / Penelope Egerton / Gen. Lawrence / Anne Countess of Clanrickard / Martha Price / J. Woodward. 79. [2 monuments] Capt. Montague West Entrance / Addison, Poets Corner. 80. South East Angle of the Cloisters. 81. Monuments in the Cloister. [13 monuments] Rebecca Broughton / Daniel Pulteney / James Mason / Mary Peters 1668 / Ann Winchcombe / Geo. Walsh Esq 1747 / Edward Tufnel / Ann Palmer / William Woolett / Rev. James Field / Christopher Chapman & Daughter / Elizabeth Abrahal / Bonnell Thornton.