S. P. (Stephen Primatt), The city & covntry purchaser & builder , 
The city & covntry purchaser & builder / composed by S.P. Gent.
- Additional Title(s):
City and country purchaser and builder.
- London : Printed for S. Speed, sold by T. Rookes & I. Wright, 
- Physical Description:
- 8 p.l., 167 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsTH144 P74 1667Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- "The epistle dedicatory" signed: Stephen Primatt.
a BAC: British Art Center copy contains ms. notation, dated March 10, 1682. Discusses English builders who are to work at Versailles and Germaine (?)in 1683 what their method of payment will be in English sterling translated from livres.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 724
First work in English on building valuation, measurement and prices. Cf. Harris.
- Subject Terms:
- Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.Ready-reckoners -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.Real property -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.Speed, S. -- Publisher.
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