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Architecture. Notebook of Alexander Nesbitt, FSA

Reference code
Architecture. Notebook of Alexander Nesbitt, FSA
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; ff.ix + pp. 119 + 46. 1845-7. Oblong octavo. Harwoods' Improved Patent Memorandum Book, leather, black, blind-tooled, with clasp. Name and address of the compiler on both pastedowns, fols. i, v.
Scope and content
Notebook of Alexander Nesbitt, FSA (d. 1886) containing notes on architectural features in churches and castles visited. Arranged in two sections:- England, pp. 1-119, preceded by an index, fols. ii, iii;- Ireland, pp. 1-46 (reversed), with index, fol. iv. A few notes in the front pocket, fols. vi-ix. Nesbitt published several works on architecture and made numerous communications to SA. See his obituary, Proc., 2nd ser., 11 (1885-7), 372.
Nesbitt, Alexander (c1818-1886), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
MS 962
Archival history
Presented by Nicholas Barker, 1965. A.J., 45 (1965), 327.