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Langley, Batty, 1696–1751

A sure guide to builders, or, The principles and practice of architecture geometrically demonstrated and made easy for the use of workmen in general ... / by B. Langley.

Additional Title(s):

Sure guide to builders.

Principles and practice of architecture.

London : Printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb without Temple-bar ..., 1729.
Physical Description:
[20], 179 p., [82] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH144 L365 1729
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, 11862
Archer 174.2
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 468
Plates are numbered: 1-38, 38A, 39-81.
BAC: Includes head- and tail- pieces.
Advertisement to workmen dated 20 June 1729: p. [v]-[viii].
Another issue was also printed in 1729 with the imprint: Printed for J. Wilcox, at the Green Dragon in Little Britain.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Design -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1729.
Mears, W. -- Publisher.

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