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selection of the Gothic ornaments in the Cathedral Church of York

Joseph Halfpenny

selection of the Gothic ornaments in the Cathedral Church of York

consisting of one hundred and seventy-five different specimens : to which are added four general views of the interior of the church and chapter-house, intended to explain the situation of the ornaments, and the different style of design at the several periods of building, and also to convey a just idea of the magnificence of the whole

by Joseph Halfpenny

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Published by John and George Todd, Stonegate in York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • York Minster.,
  • Decoration and ornament, Gothic.,
  • Church decoration and ornament.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGothic ornaments in the Cathedral Church of York.
    Statementfaithfully drawn,and etched on one hundred and sixty-copper plates, accompanied with descriptive letter-press, by Joseph Halfpenny.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10] p., 105 leaves of plates, [50] p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20959251M

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