|Published||Engraved for the Universal Magazine for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in Newgate Street [c. 1758]|
|Dimensions||Image 170 x 265 mm, Sheet 202 x 280 mm|
A perspective view of the Clarendon Press in Broad Street, with view of the Museum of History of Science, the Sheldonian Theatre, and the Bodleian Library, printed for John Hinton's Universal Magazine.
John Hinton (fl.1747-1779) was an English engraver, printer, and publisher, best known as the general editor and publisher of the Universal Magazine and its various supplements. The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure was published in London by Hinton, and later William Bent, on a monthly basis between 1747 and 1814. It collected together entries and numerous illustrations on a diverse range of topics, including history, geography, mathematics, philosophy, poetry, gardening, natural history, medicine, and biography.
Condition: Trimmed within plate mark, water stains to the bottom right corner and margin.