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Creator:
Holland, Henry, 1745-1806.
Title(s):

Pisé, or, The art of building strong and durable walls, to the height of several stories, with nothing but earth or the most common materials / drawn up and presented to the board of agriculture by Henry Holland, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

Pisé

Art of building strong and durable walls

Published/Created:
[England : s.n., 1797]
Physical Description:
20 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH1421 H66 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The first article in English to deal thoroughly with building in pisé, and based largely on a publication by François Cointeraux. Appeared in: Communications to the board of agriculture, I:3-4 (1797). Cf. Archer.
Plates signed: Neele sc. Strand.
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 149.1
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blue-gray wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1797]
Pisé -- Early works to 1800.
Walls -- Design and construction -- Early works to 1800.
Walls -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.
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