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COTMAN (John Sell). Architectural Antiquities of Normandy, By John Sell Cotman; Accompanied by Historical and Descriptive Notices by Dawson Turner.1822

London: Printed for John and Arthur Arch; and J. S. Cotman, Yarmouth, First edition, 2 vols., folio (530 x 370 mm), large paper copy, [8], 58; viii, 59-125, [1]pp., 96 etched plates numbered 1-100 (5 double-page and one bis plate), wood-engraved armorial device on the title-pages, etched illustrations in the text, some light foxing, mostly marginal, later half vellum, marbled boards, orig. spine labels (one lacking, uncut, a very good set. This work was produced at Dawson Turner's expense and was printed by Charles Sloman of Yarmouth. "As well as furnishing the text for this work Dawson Turner was also responsible for selecting Cotman's pencil sketches (made on three separate trips in 1817, 1818, and 1820) for publication in etched form." RIBA, Early Printed Books, 712.

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