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Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey

Rutter, John

Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey

by Rutter, John

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Published by Gregg in Farnborough .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wyatt, James, -- 1746-1813,
  • Beckford, William, -- 1760-1844,
  • Fonthill Abbey

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Rutter.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22827221M
    ISBN 100576151793

    William Thomas Beckford (1 October – 2 May ) was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately knowledgeable art collector and patron of works of decorative art, a critic, travel writer and sometime politician, reputed at one stage in his life to be the richest commoner in England. His parents were William Beckford and Maria Hamilton, daughter of the Hon. George Born: 1 October , Soho Square, London, England. all in its proper place.’12 Farquhar undoubtedly had a scholarly interest in the property. Beckford had already commissioned John Rutter, a local Shaftesbury Quaker printer and political activist, to produce A New Descriptive Guide to Fonthill Abbey and Demesne, also Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey, both published in Beckford also.

    fountains that were never exhausted’.5 John Rutter followed suit in Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey (), claiming that the staircase in the Great Tower at Fonthill was meant to give the illusion of the ‘eleven hundred stairs’ in Vathek’s tower –although, in the first two French editions, the tower had a preposterousFile Size: 2MB. Graphical and literary illustrations of Fonthill abbey, Wiltshire - with heraldical and genealogical notices of the Beckford family () ().jpg 2, × 2,; KB.

    Special Collections resources with selected images. Thomas Chippendale The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker's Director London: Sp Coll S.M. ; John Rutter Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey London Sp Coll q63; Rudolph Ackermann 90 plates depicting furniture, taken from various volumes of Ackermann's Repository of Arts [London: ] Sp Coll . More editions of A Description of Fonthill Abbey and Demesne. Third edition.: A Description of Fonthill Abbey and Demesne. Third edition.: ISBN () Softcover, British Library, Historical Print Editions,


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OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Added t.p.: An illustrated history and description of Fonthill Abbey. Description: xxiv, pages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rutter, John, Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey.

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Title vignette (coat of arms) Added t. engr. (plate 8): An illustrated history and description of Fonthill Abbey Genealogical tables "shewing the descent of William Beckford": p. []-[]Pages: Added engraved title page (plate 8): An illustrated history and description of Fonthill Abbey.

Lithographed plan of Fonthill Domain by Benjamin Richard Baker; surveyed by S. Paull. List of subscribers, p. [] xxvi,[1] pages, 13, [1] leaves of plates: illustrations ; 37 cm. Includes an unnumbered fourteenth plate, "South west view.

Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey book of Fonthill and its abbey by John Rutter. Proofs & Etchings on India Paper. MDCCCXXIII. [Cover title]. xxvi,[5] p., [14] leaves of plates (1 folded): ill. (some col.), coats of arms, col. map, geneal. tables, plans ; 37 cm. With a. Full text of "Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey" See other formats.

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Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey / by John Rutter. Rutter, John, View full catalog record. Title: Delineations of Fonthill and Its Abbey. An Illustrated History and Description of Fonthill Abbey.

Author Name: Rutter, John Categories: British Topography and Local History, ARCHITECTURE, Publisher: Shaftesbury and London, By the Author and Charles Knight and Co.

Binding: Half Leather Book Condition: Very Good Size: Folio Book number: "Delineations of Fonthill Abbey" () The other main contender for information relating to the Abbey is Britton's book: "Graphical and Literary Illustrations of Fonthill" Unfortunately I have not seen this online.

John Rutter's Delineations of contained a useful floor plan of the Abbey. This can be downloaded here. ( x high 3. A cross section of Fonthill Abbey in Wiltshire, England from John Rutter's Delineations of Fonthill There is an online edition of this book here.

Fonthill cross section edited - Fonthill Abbey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia36 pins. Media in category "Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey () by John Rutter" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total.

Image from Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey - John Rutter, (BL e).tif 4, × 6, 2 pages; MB. The Genesis and Evolution of Fonthill Abbey - Volume 23 - John Wilton-Ely.

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Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey / by John Rutter This book, printed shortly after Farquhar's purchase of the estate describes the house as it was before the collapse. It is apparent from the text that the building was an impressive structure and contained several valuable works of.

An engraving from John Rutter's "Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey" () The project's purpose is to create a 'virtual' 3D Fonthill from old plans and the original architect's model. This will allow us to see Beckford's fantasy creation from many differing visual perspectives.

Shaftesbury and its Abbey by Sydenham, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey, (published by.

Various books, Rutter (John), Delineations Of Fonthill And Its Abbey, with some plates, hand cut pages, Charles Knight & Co. Pall Mall,and other books, two on church architecture, Blore (Edward), The Monumental Remains Of Noble And Eminent Persons, comprising The Sepulchral Antiquities of Great Britain, Engraved From Drawings, LondonLe Keux And Neale.

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 (), The Beckford Lecture and Dinner will be held at the Travellers Club on Thursday 17th October at pm.

New book on John Rutter. ) is possibly best known as the author and publisher of Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey which gives a detailed account of the Abbey and its estate following Beckford’s decision to sell. - Rutter's Delineations of Fonthill: Plate 7. - Rutter's Delineations of Fonthill: Plate 7.

Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Dismiss Visit. - Rutter's "Delineations of Fonthill Abbey" () I like architecture.

I like classical architecture, really anything built before the .What is so impressive about the Nix game is the way in which it takes the stunning architecture of the Abbey, combines it with elements from its troubled history and infuses it all with a very ghostly air.

The game succeeds in transforming William Beckford’s stupendously Gothic building into a magical, mysterious place reminiscent of the best.