Searles, Michael, fl. 1779-1781, [Artificial slate roofs], 178-?]
[Artificial slate roofs].
- [England? : s.n., 178-?]
- Physical Description:
-  leaves : ill. ; 27 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsTP871 S43 1780zYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Demonstrates by comparative estimates the economic and aesthetic advantages of covering roofs with artifical slate instead of plain tiles or Welsh slate.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 814
Date and title from Harris.
Attributed to Michael Searles of Greenwich, a surveyor, and the father of Michael Searles, architect. Cf. Harris.
Signed: 'Estimated, &c., 1779, M. Searles.'
An earlier edition was published in 1779.
Later edition begins: 'N.B. Since the first publication of these estimates ...'
BAC: Plates are numbered: I, II A B, III C D, V G H, VI. British Art center copy wanting plate IV E F.
- Subject Terms:
- Building -- Prices -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.Roofs -- Design and construction -- Early works to 1800.Stone, Artificial -- Early works to 1800.
- Wood engravings -- [178-?].
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