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Upcott | William | 1779-1845 | Antiquary and Autograph Collector

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Collection made by William Upcott (notes by him, fols. 117v, 144), of orders, bills, subscription forms and other papers of booksellers

Collection made by William Upcott (notes by him, fols. 117v, 144), of orders, bills, subscription forms and other papers of booksellers
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 134
Extents: 184 Leaves
Dates: 17th-19th century
Collection

Drawings of Oxfordshire Collected by William Upcott

'Drawings in Oxfordshire.' Six volumes containing for the most part prints with a considerable number (over 300) of pencil and other drawings interspersed, done by various hands in the 18th and 19th century. The subjects are almost exclusively buildings and architectural details. There is an index to the drawings only of all 6 volumes in Vol. I, from which it appears that they are chiefly from the hands of T. Fischer and A. Pugin, together with a number for Blenheim Palace by Sir J. Vanbrugh.…
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 18th-19th cent.
Collection

Letters Collected by William Upcott

Letters of antiquaries, topographical writers and heralds, collected by William Upcott and arranged alphabetically in four volumes, A-C, D-K, L-P, R-Y, in 1835. Many of the letters are addressed to publishers and booksellers. The collection includes 70 engraved portraits and many printed proposals to publish antiquarian and topographical works.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th century