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Title:
Report (addressed to the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings) as the result of an inquiry, undertaken under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury / by Charles Barry ... [et al.] with reference to the selection of stone for building the new Houses of Parliament.
Published/Created:
[London : s.n.], 1839.
Physical Description:
36, [2] p. : tables (11 folding) ; 35 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA687.W6 R47 1839+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Caption title.
"Ordered to be printed 15th July 1839."--P. [38].
Pages 9-20 are folded leaves, being tables printed on one side only.
With four sections of talbes: Table A, on the quaries of Great Britain; table B, on buildings of Great Britain built in sandstone, limestone, or magnesian limestone; table C, on the the chemical analyses of sandstones, magnesian limestones, oolites, and limestones; table D, on the weights and specific gravity of various stones.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blue paper-covered boards with (original?) white paper label on spine: Report with reference to the selection of stone for building the new Houses of Parliament.
Subject Terms:
Building stones -- Great Britain.
Quarries and quarrying -- Great Britain.
Stone buildings -- Great Britain.
Westminster Palace (London, England)
Contributors:
Barry, Charles, 1795-1860.
Great Britain. Treasury.
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