The North West view of Basingwerk Abby, in the County of Flint BUCK Samuel 1696-1779 & Nathaniel Publisher: According to the Acts of Parliament Publish Year: 1742 Publish Place: Illustrator: BUCK Samuel & Nathaniel Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 005502 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: Jacket Condition: Binding: No Binding Book Type: Unknown Edition: Inscription: Unknown £40.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Very Good, small tear to left corner margin, 1742, copper plate, line engraving, plate 370*192mm, paper 465*266mm, plate no 62 to lower left margin, no number to lower right corner. Title at head, a short history of the Abby, production and publishing details in 5 lines at the base. Which states: Basingwerk, or Basywerk call'd by the Britains Monachlog y Maes Glas, that is, Greenfield Abby. Here Ralph Earl of Chester AD 1131 founded an Abby of Cistercians, and dedicated it to St Mary. It was rated in the 26 years of K Henry III at £150.7.3. Etc etc.