London : prints et drawings before 1800 : the Gough Collection, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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London : prints et drawings before 1800 : the Gough Collection, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Author: Bernard Nurse; Bodleian Library; London Topographical Society
Publisher: Oxford Bodleian Library, University of Oxford London The London Topographical Society 2017 2017
Series: Publication; London Topographical Society
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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By the end of the eighteenth century London was the second largest city in the world, its relentless growth fuelled by Britain's expanding empire. Before the age of photography, the most widely used means of creating a visual record of the changing capital was through engravings and drawings, and those that survive today are invaluable in showing us what the capital was like in the century leading up to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Named Person: Richard Gough
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Nurse; Bodleian Library; London Topographical Society
ISBN: 9781851244126 1851244123
OCLC Number: 979535468
Description: vi, 226 Seiten : Illustrationen
Series Title: Publication; London Topographical Society
Responsibility: Bernard Nurse.
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This book contains over one hundred images of the Greater London area before 1800 from maps, drawings, manuscripts, printed books and engravings, all from the Gough Collection at the Bodleian  Read more...

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'A handsomely illustrated survey of an important historical collection.' * The Library *

 
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