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An Historical description of Westminster Abbey, its monuments, and curiosities : 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. Preview this item
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An Historical description of Westminster Abbey, its monuments, and curiosities : 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.

Author: David Henry; William Lane; Westminster Abbey.; Minerva Press (London, England),
Publisher: London : Printed at the Minerva-Press, for William Lane, Leadenhall-Street, 1800.
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Henry; William Lane; Westminster Abbey.; Minerva Press (London, England),
OCLC Number: 510825544
Notes: 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."
Includes index.
Signatures: A-F¹².
Price on title page: Price One Shilling and Sixpence.
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 146, [6] pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates) : illustrations
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.

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