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Creator:
Wrighte, William.
Title(s):

Grotesque architecture, or, Rural amusement : consisting of plans, elevations, and sections, for huts, retreats, summer and winter hermitages, terminaries ... : the whole containing twenty-eight entire new designs ... : to which is added a full explanation, in letter press, and true method of executing them / by William Wrighte.

Additional Title(s):

Grotesque architecture.

Rural amusement.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for H. Webley, 1767.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA8450 O9 1766 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA8450 W74 1767 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center has two copies: Copy 1 is bound with Temple builder's most useful companion / by Thomas Collins Overton. London, 1766 and has the bookplate of Richard Blackett Beaumont. Copy 2 has the bookplate of John Smyth.
English short title catalogue, T86488
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 952
Leaf of advertisements preceding plates.
Illustrations by Isaac Taylor; after A. Thornwaite.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926 -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1767.
Garden structures -- Early works to 1800.
Smyth, John, 1748-1811 -- Bookplate.
Webley, H. -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, engraver.
Thornthwaite, J. ill.
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