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Creator:
Rickman, Thomas, 1776-1841.
Title(s):

An attempt to discriminate the styles of English architecture, from the conquest to the reformation : preceded by a sketch of the Grecian and Roman orders : with notices of nearly five hundred English buildings / by Thomas Rickman.

Published/Created:
London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, [1817].
Physical Description:
iv, 146 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA963 .R32 1817 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA963 .R32 1817 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA961 .S29 1805 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by William Radclyffe; after Thomas Rickman.
Printed by J. and J. Smith, Printer, Liverpool
"The text is a slightly enlarged version of Rickman's essay on architecture published in volume I of James Smith's The panorama of science and art (Liverpool, 1815 ...)."--British Architectural Library.
Plates dated 1817.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 2764
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is bound in original blue boards. Inscribed: "Respectfully presented to the acceptance of Sir James Hall [or Hale] Bart. Prest. Royal Society of Edinburgh by the author, 1817. Copy 2 is bound in original drab boards. Inscribed on the front cover: "To C. Blundell Esq. from the author." Copy 3 is an offprint: p. 125-181 and bound with Hints on architecture / F. Sayers. [Norwich] : [Steenson and Matchett], [1805]. Extra illustrated with pen and ink drawings, laid in. Title page, list of plates, and contents in manuscript. Plates are pen and ink drawings. P. 181 mounted to page.
BAC: Enumeration of building illustrating the principles of English architecture: p. 121-146.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Medieval -- Great Britain.
Architecture, Renaissance -- Great Britain.
Blundell, C. -- Pres. inscription from Thomas Rickman.
Hall, James, Sir -- Pres. inscription from Thomas Rickman.
J. and J. Smith -- Printer.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Rickman, Thomas, 1776-1841 -- Pres. inscription to C. Blundell.
Rickman, Thomas, 1776-1841 -- Pres. to Sir James Hall.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1817.
Contributors:
Radclyffe, William, 1780-1855, engraver.
Rickman, Thomas, 1776-1841, ill.
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