Cathedral Antiquities: Historical and Descriptive Accounts, with 311 Illustrations, of the Following English Cathedrals. Viz. Canterbury, York, Salisbury, Norwich, Winchester, Lichfield, Oxford, Wells, Exeter, Peterborough, Gloucester, Bristol, Hereford, and Worcester. The Engravings, Mostly by J. Le Keux, Esq. from Drawings by E. Blore ... [and Others], Volume 6

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and T. Longman, Jun., Paternoster Row ; and the author, Burton Street, 1836 - Cathedrals
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Page 66 - A LIST OF ENGRAVED PORTRAITS OF ITS BISHOPS. THIS LIST IS SUBJOINED TO GRATIFY THE BIBLIOGRAPHER, THE CRITICAL ANTIQUARY, AND THE ILLUSTRATOR; AS WELL AS TO SHEW, AT ONE VIEW, THE

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