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Halfpenny, William, d. 1755
Chinese and Gothic architecture properly ornamented : being twenty new plans and elevations, on twelve copper-plates : containing a great variety of magnificent buildings, accurately described : as also, several of a smaller kind elegantly design'd, with all necessary offices, of great strength, easy construction, and graceful appearance : scales are annexed, and regular estimates are made for each design : the whole carefully calculated by the great square : with instructions to workmen, &c. in several pages of letter-press : intended as an improvement of what has been published of that sort / correctly engraved from the designs of William and John Halfpenny, architects ; published according to act of Parliament, April 24, 1752.
London : Printed for, and sold by Robert Sayer, at the Golden Buck, opposite Fetter-Lane, Fleet-Street, 1752.
Physical Description:
16 p., 12 leaves of plates : ill. ; 34 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA966 .H35 1752+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Illustrations by William and John Halfpenny.
BAC: Original wrappers.
English short title catalogue, T126518
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990, 286
Archer, 130.2
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Chinese -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Gothic -- Early works to 1800.
Sayer, Robert -- Publisher.
Engravings -- 1752.
Etchings -- 1752.
Halfpenny, William, d. 1755, ill.
Halfpenny, John, active 18th century, ill.
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