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):
Art of building strong and durable walls
- [England : s.n., 1797]
- Physical Description:
- 20 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsTH1421 H66 1796+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- 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 -- Pisé -- Early works to 1800.Walls -- Design and construction -- Early works to 1800.Walls -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
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Holland, Henry, 1745-1806, 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 , 1797]
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