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Creator:
Middleton, Charles, 1756-approximately 1818, author, illusrator.
Title:
Picturesque and architectural views for cottages, farm houses, and country villas / engraved and designed by Charles Middleton.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Edward Jeffrey, opposite Carlton House, Pall Mall : sold by R. Faulder, New Bond Street : and T. and J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1793.
Physical Description:
[2], 16 pages, XX, [1] leaves of plates (some double) : illustrations, plans ; 47 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 84
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Price 1l. 11s. 6d. plain, or 2l. 2s. coloured."--Foot of title page, preceding date of publication.
The plates are dated between August 1790 and May 1791.
Published in two parts; the blue wrappers of the first part bear a cover title beginning 'No. I. Architecture. The architect and builder's library. By Charles Middleton, ...'.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 37
ESTC, T132690
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 207.1
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 2119
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in brown quarter paper with marbled boards. Plates are hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Cottages -- England -- Designs and plans.
Country homes -- England -- Designs and plans.
Farmhouses -- England -- Designs and plans.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1793.
Contributors:
Jeffery, Edward, publisher.
Faulder, Robert, 1747 or 1748-1815, bookseller.
Thomas and John Egerton (Firm), bookseller.
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