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Loriot, Antoine-Joseph, 1716–1782

A practical essay on a cement and artificial stone : justly supposed to be that of the Greeks and Romans / lately rediscovered by Monsieur Loriot ... ; for the cheap, easy, expeditious and durable construction of all manner of buildings ; and the formation of all kinds of ornaments of architecture, even with the commonest and coarsest materials ; translated from the French ...

Additional Title(s):

Memoire sur une decouverte dans l'art de batir. English.

Fourth edition.
Dublin : Printed by J. Chambers for James Williams ..., 1776.
Physical Description:
48 p. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH144 L6713 1776
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translation of: 'Memoire sur une decouverte dans l'art de batir' published in 1774. Cf. Harris.
English short title catalogue, T44127
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994, c1990. 535
Subject Terms:
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Cement -- Early works to 1800.
Chambers, J. -- Printer.
Mortar -- Early works to 1800.
Stone, Artificial -- Early works to 1800.
Williams, James -- Publisher.

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