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Other titlesFonthill Abbey, Catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of.
GenreCatalogs.
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LC ClassificationsZ997 .B39
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Pagination6 pt. in 1 v.
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Open LibraryOL6549642M
LC Control Number12029821
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The unique and splendid effects of Fonthill Abbey: catalogue of the extensive assemblage of costly and interesting property which adorns this magnificent structure. which will be sold by auction by Mr.

Phillips at the Abbey on Tuesday the 23d of September and seven following days and on Thursday 16th of October and four following days. The unique and splendid effects of Fonthill Abbey: catalogue of the extensive assemblage of costly and interesting property, which adorns this magnificent structure which will be sold by auction, by Mr.

Phillips, at the Abbey, on Tuesday, the 23d of September,and seven following days, and on Thursday, 16th of October, and four. The unique and splendid effects of Fonthill Abbey: catalogue of the extensive assemblage of costly and interesting property, which adorns this magnificent structure which will be sold by auction, by Mr.

Phillips, at the Abbey, on Tuesday, the 23d of September,and seven following days, and on Thursday, 16th of October, and four following days. A Catalogue of the Costly and Interesting Effects of Fonthill Abbey Volume (Paperback) By Jr. William BeckfordUnited States, Paperback.

Book Condition: New. x mm. Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually. The caliph of Fonthill by Harold Alfred Nelson Brockman: A catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of Fonthill Abbey by William Beckford: Fonthill by Aubrey Menen: Wiltshire, England: Graphical and literary illustrations of Fonthill abbey, Wiltshire: with heraldical and genealogical notices of the Beckford family by John Britton.

Frontispiece. The Unique and Splendid Effects of Fonthill Abbey. Catalogue of the extensive assemblage of costly and interesting property, which adorns the magnificent structure which will be sold at the Abbey on Tuesday, the 23d of September, and seven following days, and on Thursday, 16th October and four following days.

The unique and splendid effects of Fonthill Abbey Buy a catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of fonthill abbey, parts at walmart. He resided initially in a magnificent house called fonthill splendens, but then ordered it demolished to fund a work of art on a grand scale called fonthill abbey.

Engraved entry ticket to the Fonthill Abbey sale ofmade out to Mrs and Miss Enys and signed by the auctioneer Harry Phillips (ticket no.

), admitting two visitors for any two days of the view, the engraving showing the Eastern Towers of the Abbey with the Central Tower beyond within a Gothick surround, engraved by Thomas Higham after the drawing by the architect Stedman Whitwell. UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER The Great Drawing Room of Fonthill Abbey,at Fonthill Gifford, architect James Wyatt (), engraving by John Cleghorn Snior () from Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey, by John Rutter (), This book focuses on the British Merchant Navy prisoners-of-war and is partly based on contemporary diaries hidden from the Germans.

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Magnificent effects at Fonthill Abbey, Wilts: to be sold by auction by Mr. Christie: on the premises, on Tuesday, October 1,and nine following days (Sunday excepted) beginning each day punctually at twelve o'clock by Christie, James, Hearty thanks to the owners Stephen and Bonnie Morant of Old Fonthill Abbey for their kindness in opening the grounds to the public.

This entry was posted on 02/05/, in Architecture, Natural world and nature notes, Out and about and tagged Bitham Lake, Fonthill Abbey, Fonthill Estate, May Day walk, Sunday stroll, William Beckford. Within 2 years of this sale Fonthill Abbey fell down and Farquhar tried to sell all his land but died in intestate.

Farquhar had given the Pavilion, the only remains of ‘Splendens’, to his nephew George Mortimer who enlarged the house, built a new stable block.

Description catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of Fonthill Abbey. FB2

Fonthill Abbey—also known as Beckford's Folly—was a large Gothic Revival country house built between and at Fonthill Gifford in Wiltshire, England, at the direction of William Thomas Beckford and architect James Wyatt.

It was built near the site of the Palladian house, later known as Fonthill Splendens, which had been constructed by his father William Beckford. The Valuable Library of Books in Fonthill Abbey.

A catalogue of the magnificent library also of the books of prints, galleries of art, curious &c. which will be sold by auction, by Mr.

[Abbey, Fonthill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Valuable Library of Books in Fonthill Abbey. A catalogue of the magnificent library also of the books of prints.

Details catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of Fonthill Abbey. FB2

Fonthill Abbey, begun in and finished in In describing it, the Turner's sketches of Fonthill Abbey. Beckford's SA Catalogue of the Costly and Interesting Effects of Fonthill Abbey,pp.

6 Melville, op. cit., p.

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Fonthill Abbey was the creation of William Beckford, who will be remembered as a passable novelist, a musician, sexual misfit and eccentric, but above all, the builder of one of most luxurious private homes the country has ever seen.

Fonthill and Fonthill Abbey. Near Hindon, a short distance from Salisbury, the famous Alderman Beckford possessed a large estate at Fonthill, with a fine old mansion, 9 of which we remember to have seen a large print.

It possessed a collection of paintings of great value, and costly furniture, which made it. Author: Fonthill abbey Publisher: ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF Category: Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book. Book Description: The Valuable Library Of Books In Fonthill Abbey A Catalogue Of The Magnificent Library Also Of The Books Of Prints Galleries Of Art Curious Missals And Manuscripts The Persian And Chinese Drawings C Which Will Be Sold By Auction By Mr Phillips At.

Wyatt and J. Turner, perspective of Fonthill Abbey from the north-west, watercolour, 67 x cm; see Dale; Wilton-Ely; catalogue of the exhibition, Country Houses in Great Britain, Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven (), pp.

81– Mr Wilton, in attributing this work to Turner together with Wyatt in the Yale catalogue of The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest research libraries. It provides world class information services to the academic, business, research and scientific communities and offers unparalleled access to the world's.

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[The Unique and Splendid Effects of Fonthill Abbey. Catalogue of the Extensive Assemblage of Costly and Interesting Property, which Adorns this Magnificent Structure; Embracing Part of the. Fonthill Abbey has haunted me since when, as a short-trousered, snake-belted child, I saw its astonishing image reproduced in a dog-eared and tea-stained library book.

I so wanted to see this. Fonthill Abbey. Graphical and and Literary Illustrations of Fonthi. London, Interior of Fonthill Abbey.

(End of the St Michael's Gallery). Image taken from Graphical and and Literary Illustrations ofWiltshire, with heraldical and genealogical notices of the Beckford family. Originally published/produced in London, Beckford died at Bath on May 2,aged Most of Fonthill Abbey collapsed under the weight of its poorly-built tower the night of 21 December This link will bring you to the catalogue for the Fonthill Abbey Library of 20, books.

Also inon 9 February, Phillips auctioned the contents of Bradenburgh House upon the death of. Name: Fonthill Abbey Wood, Wiltshire Place type: Woodland Or Forest Location: Grid Ref: ST • X/Y co-ords:• Lat/Long:Get this from a library.

The valuable library of books, in Fonthill abbey A catalogue of the magnificent, rare, and valuable library, (of 20, volumes) illustrated, in many instances, with two and three sets of proof and other plates; generally of the most choice editions; selected with great care, and utmost liberality, during the last forty years; also, of the books of prints, galleries of.

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SM 22 – Mar A reference in James 2’s promotional booklet relates to some work he did for the Marquess of Westminster at Fonthill Abbey, in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, during the years It says that they constructed: ‘Waterfalls in a rocky stream, pond, island, rocky pass and cliff.’ Sadly, everything is now very overgrown, and barely recognisable.Artwork page for ‘Fonthill: Distant View of the Abbey from the South, with the Ruins of Old Wardour Castle in the Right Foreground’, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Genre/Form: Engravings (prints) History Engravings: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Storer, James, Description of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire.