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Creator:
Smirke, Robert, Sir, 1780-1867, author.
Title(s):

Specimens of continental architecture / by Robert Smirke, Junr. F.A.S.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court and sold by J. White, Fleet Street, and R. Faulder, Bond Street, 1806.
Physical Description:
[2], ii, 4 pages, VIII leaves of plates : illustrations ; 50 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 40 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 40 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Announced by White in the Monthly Literary Advertiser for August 1806 as Part I, to be complete in four parts, but only this part seems to have appeared."--Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 12
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in later red half leather and red cloth.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary quarter brown calf and blue-gray boards.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details.
Architecture, Domestic -- Austria.
Architecture, Domestic -- Italy.
Castles -- Architecture, Domestic -- Austria.
Castles -- Architecture, Domestic -- Italy.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1806.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1806.
Engravings -- 1806.
Contributors:
Bensley, Thomas, approximately 1760-1835, printer.
Faulder, Robert, 1747 or 1748-1815, publisher.
White, John, active 1792-1816, publisher.
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  • Royal Palace of Caserta and Plan
  • Plan of principal story of no. 1
  • Plan of the principal story of the Doria Palace at Genoa
  • Perspective elevation of no. 3
  • View of street near no. 3, and plan of entrance hall of Palace Durazzo
  • Elevation of Palace of Prince Lichtenstein Vienna, and plan of principal story
  • Examples of internal decoration.

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