An Historical description of Westminster Abbey, its monuments, and curiosities [electronic resource] : Containing I. An account of its foundation and consecration. II. The various changes it has undergone. III. A general view of all the monuments erected therein; with an abstract of their inscriptions. IV. Copies of the best English epitaphs, and translations of the Latin. V. Characters, anecdotes, and memoirs of the lives of the Kings, &c. interred in the Abbey. VI. Observations on the beauty and propriety of the respective monuments. VII. A particular description of Henry the VIIth's chapel, with its ornaments. VIII. A general view of the cloisters; with copies of several inscriptions there. IX. Translations of the Hebrew, Ethiopic, and Greek Epitaphs on the tombs of Sir Samuel Moreland's two wives, never before attempted. Designed chiefly as a guide to strangers
- London : Printed at the Minerva-Press, for William Lane, Leadenhall-Street, 1800.
- Physical Description:
- iv, 146 pages, 6 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 12⁰.
- Additional Creators:
- Henry, David, 1710-1792, Lane, William, -1814, Westminster Abbey, and Minerva Press
- Anonymous. Attributed to David Henry by Halkett and Laing.
Sometimes issued with "An historical description of the Tower of London" and "An historical description of St. Paul's Cathedral"
Price on title page: Price One Shilling and Sixpence.
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
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- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T301099.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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