The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury plain, restored

Title

The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury plain, restored

Alternative Title

Full title: The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury plain, restored / by Inigo Jones ... To which are added, the Chorea Gigantum, or, Stone-Heng restored to the Danes, By Doctor Charleton ; and Mr. Webb's Vindication of Stone-Heng restored, In answer to Dr. Charleton's reflections ; with observations upon the orders and rules of architecture in use among the antient Romans. Before the whole are prefixed, certain memoirs relating to the life of Inigo Jones ; with his effigies, engrav'd by Hollar ; as also Dr. Charleton's, by P. Lombart ; and four new views of Stone-Heng, in its present situation: with above twenty other copper-plates, and a compleat index to the entire collection.

Publisher

London : printed [by James Bettenham?] for D. Browne junior, at the Black-Swan without Temple-Bar, and J. Woodman and D. Lyon, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden

Date

M.DCC.XXV. [1725]

Format

[12], 72, [10], 48 pages, [6], 228, [13] pages, [12] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, portraits ; 34 cm (fol.)

Description

Printer suggested by colophon to the collection.
Title in red and black within line border; head and tail pieces; initials.
The frontpiece is a portrait of Inigo Jones, from a painting by Van Dyck.
Each of the three parts has special title page reading "The second edition."
Running titles: Stone-Heng restored; Stone-Heng restored to the Danes; Stone-Heng a Roman work and temple.
Jones's "Stone-Heng restored" is edited by John Webb from rough notes left by the author.
"To my honoured friend, Dr. Charleton, on his learned and useful works ... [by John Dryden]": pages [9-10] (3d group). Macdonald 8b.
"A vindication of Stone-Heng restored ... By John Webb ..." has imprint: London, G. Conyers [etc.] 1725.
Plates by W. Hollar, and E. Kirkall; after Anth. van Dyke, and J. Hassell.
Includes index.Multiple pencil annotations by previous owner throughout work.

Additional manuscript index of "Plates in this volume" on the verso of first fly leaf after index.
Manuscript copy of "Stonehenge, an Oxford prize poem, by T.S. Salmon." (2 leaves) mounted on fly leaves at end.

Provenance

Manuscript signature on title page: [Sovell?] Squire.

Contributor

Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, engraver.
Kirkall, Elisha, 1682?-1742, engraver.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, illustrator.
Hassell, J. (John), 1767-1825, illustrator.
Webb, John, 1611-1672.
Charleton, Walter, 1620-1707.
Bettenham, James, -1774, printer.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700. To my honoured friend, Dr. Charleton.

Language

English

Identifier

DA140 .J77
ESTC T41440

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Citation

“The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury plain, restored,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/667.