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Morris, Robert, 1701-1754.
Select architecture : being regular designs of plans and elevations well suited to both town and country : in which the magnificence and beauty, the purity and simplicity of designing, for every species of that noble art, is accurately treated, and with great variety exemplified, from the plain town-house to the stately hotel, and in the country from the genteel and convenient farm-house to the parochial church : with suitable embellishments: also bridges, baths, summer-houses, &c. with estimates to each design by the great square, and such remarks, explanations and scales are annexed, that the comprehension is rendered easy, and subject most agreeable : illustrated with fifty copper plates, quarto / by Robert Morris, surveyor.
Alternate Title(s):
Rural architecture.
The second edition.
London : Sold by Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter-Lane, in Fleet Street, MDCCLVII [1757]
Physical Description:
[12], 8 p., 50 leaves of plates : ill., plans ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA997.M67 A4 1757+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Engravings by Remi Parr; after Robert Morris.
First published in 1750, with the title: Rural architecture.
Wood-engraved head- and tail pieces.
ESTC, T91284
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 576
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 216.4
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in sprinkled calf.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1757.
Morris, Robert, 1701-1754.
Parr, Remi, b. 1723, engraver.
Morris, Robert, 1701-1754, ill.
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