History of the foundations in Manchester of Christ's College, Chetham's Hospital, and the Free Grammar School.
- Other Title:
- History of Manchester School.
History of the Chetham Hospital and Library.
Ancient parish church of Manchester.
- London : William Pickering. ; Manchester : Thomas Agnew and Joseph Zanetti., MDCCCXXXIV. 
3 volumes : illustrations, plates ; 35 cm
- Local subjects:
- Chetham family.
Manchester Cathedral (England)
Chetham's Hospital (Manchester, England)
Manchester Grammar School.
- Place of Publication:
- England Manchester.
- A reprint of the Agnew and Zanetti publication of 1830-1833, with two additional leaves at the end of vol. 3 part 2.
Commonly bound with Hibbert's The ancient parish church of Manchester (Manchester: 1848).
Vol. 2 in two parts, continuously paginated, vol. 3 in two parts, continuously paginated.
Vol. 1: , v, , xii-xvi, 418p. -- Vol. 2: vi, -368 p., -- [Vol. 3:pt. 1]: iv, 124 p., -- [Vol. 3:pt. 2]: , -294, p.,  leaves of plates.
The author's death prevented publication of a fifth volume supplementary to v. 1-2.
In part, compiled from material collected by Rev. J. Greswell.
Title varies: vol. 3 pt. 1: "The history of Manchester School ... By William Robert Whatton"; vol. 3 pt. 2: "A history of the Chetham Hospital and Library ... by William Robert Whatton."
Imprint to vol. 3 part 2: Published by Agnew and Zanetti, Repository of Arts, Exchange-Street, Manchester. 1833.
Printers' details from colophons: vol. 1: "Edinburgh: printed by John Stark, Old Assembly Close"; vol. 2, verso of half-title:"Printed by John Stark, Edinburgh", colophon: "T. Sowler, Printer, Manchester."; vol. 3, pt.1 colophon: "T. Sowler, Printer, Manchester."; vol. 3, pt.2: verso of titlepage and colophon: "T. Sowler, Printer, 4, St. Ann's-Square, Manchester."
- Local notes:
- JRUL copy at SC10307D.1: From the collection of James Prince Lee (1804-1869).
JRUL copy at R64303: Nineteenth-century crest bookplate, lettered in MS.: Frank Andrew.
JRUL copy at SC10162C: Nineteenth-century crest bookplate: Marian Little.
JRUL copy at SC10307D.1: Nineteenth-century half leather; purple cloth over boards; spines direct-lettered in gilt.
JRUL copy at R64303: Nineteenth-century full tree calf; triple gilt fillet to form a border; spines gilt.
JRUL copy at SC10162C: Originally nineteenth-century full tree calf; triple gilt fillet to form a border; vol. 2 entirely rebound in twentieth-century brown buckram.
- Penn Provenance:
- JRUL copy at SC10307D.1: Shelved and uniform with Hibbert's The ancient parish church of Manchester (Manchester: 1848).
JRUL copy at SC10307D.1: large-paper copy? (330mm x 260mm).
JRUL copy at SC10162C: Imperfect: vols. 1 and 2 only.
- Palmer, John, 1785-1846.
Whatton, William Robert, 1790-1835.
Agnew, Thomas, publisher.
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882, publisher.
Zanetti, Joseph, publisher.
Lee, James Prince, 1804-1869, former owner.
Andrew, Frank, former owner.
Little, Marian, former owner.
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