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Ackermann"s History of Westminster Abbey

Jill Ford

Ackermann"s History of Westminster Abbey

its publishing history and the unique copy in Westminster Abbey

by Jill Ford

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Published by Book Collector in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Caption title.

Statement(Reprinted from the Book collector, vol. 30, no. 4, winter 1981).
ContributionsAckermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834.
The Physical Object
Pagination(18) p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20333007M

Westminster Abbey contains the only surviving medieval Cosmatesque mosaics outside Italy. They comprise: the ‘Great Pavement’ in the sanctuary; the pavement around the shrine of Edward the Confessor; the saint’s tomb and shrine; Henry III’s tomb; the tomb of . Heading: (Ackermann, Rudolph, publisher)Author: Title: The History of the Abbey Church of St Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and MonumentsPlace Published: LondonPublisher:Printed for R. AckermannDate Published: Description: 2 volumes. xviii, , [6 Index]; [4], [ blank], [4 Index] pp. With eighty-three plates, of which eighty are hand colored aquatints, 1 .

*Explains the history of the Abbey and what visitors can see there *Includes quotes about the Abbey *Includes footnotes and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey. Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens/5. This book, the 'Gigantick History of Westminster Abbey', is one of a series describing the sights of London for children. Published in , it's just 10cm x 12cm, and includes a charming drawing of our North Front inside. It's currently on display in The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries. # WorldBookDay

Westminster Abbey is a glorious building with a long history. It is a place of memorial, the theatre of national identity and the threshold of the Kingdom of God. It is also a community. Some of us live in the precincts and some of us travel many miles to work in the Abbey. That community fills the Abbey with life. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .


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Book Description Celebrating the th anniversary of Westminster Abbey, this lavishly illustrated volume explores the Abbey’s rich history from a variety of perspectives and considers the Abbey’s significance in Britain and beyond.5/5(13). He introduced from Germany the fashion of the once popular Literary Annuals, beginning in with Forget-Me-Not; and he published many illustrated volumes of topography and travel, including The Microcosm of London (3 volumes, –), Westminster Abbey (2 volumes, ), The Rhine () and The World in Miniature (43 volumes, –).

The book is a comprehensive and authoritative history that explores the Abbey’s centuries-long history and the meaning, significance and its impact within society, both in.

First edition of this splendid history of Westminster Abbey, two superb folio volumes with 81 magnificent hand-colored architectural plates in aquatint, handsomely bound.

In the history of book production “there is no more attractive figure than that of Rudolph Ackermann, through whose extraordinary enterprise and spirit of adventure, aquatint was successfully applied to.

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This short work sets out to describe the architecture and history of London’s Westminster Abbey. There is no doubt that the author is very knowledgeable. His writing style however is not up to par and sentences are often poorly structured and unclear/5(6). Westminster Abbey: A church in history was published to mark the th anniversary of the consecration in of the third great church on the Thorney Island site.

The editor has largely succeeded in his aim of situating the Abbey both in the life of the Church and the history of the nation while acknowledging the way in which it has adapted.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The foundation of the abbey; The coronations; The royal tombs; The : Although Westminster Abbey was founded in AD, the building we see today dates from the reign of Henry III in the 13th century.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Professor Richard Jenkyns. The Dean of Westminster, J. Armitage Robinson (–), was responsible for the publication of several works about the history of the abbey (his Manuscripts of Westminster Abbey and Gilbert Crispin, Abbot of Westminster are also reissued in this series).Cited by: 5.

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Its remote antiquity, its edificial beauty, the character and variety of its architecture, as well as the ornament it affords to the metropolis, give it a superior distinction" (introduction).Author: Rudolph ACKERMANN. Murray, - Church history - pages. And art alive still while thy book doth live, And we have wits to read, and praise to give.

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Murray, Original from. In this work, J. Armitage Robinson uses architectural and documentary sources to discuss the history of the abbot's buildings at Westminster Abbey.

The medieval monastic remains are extensive, but have been considerably modified over the centuries. The abbey muniments Author: John Flete. The History Of The Abbey Church Of St. Peter's Westminster Its Antiquities And Monuments (First Edition) ACKERMANN, Rudolph (, Publisher;) COMBE William (, Text) Published by Printed For R.

Ackermann By on &London (). A comprehensive and authoritative history that explores the significance of one of the most famous buildings and institutions in England Westminster Abbey was one of the most powerful churches in Catholic Christendom before transforming into a Protestant icon of British national and imperial identity.5/5(1).

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings and the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and, later, British nation: Church of England.The Abbey is also home to the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

It is believed that there are around 3, people buried in the Church and Cloisters. One person commemorated in Westminster Abbey is Thomas Parr who lived for years and 9 months through the reigns of ten monarchs.

He was buried in the Abbey by order of King Charles I. Spooky Isles Ireland editor ANN O’REGAN takes a trip across the Irish Sea to look at some of the UK’s haunted tourist hotspots and see if they are as scary as their Irish counterparts, beginning with the Ghosts of Westminster Abbey.

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