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 ManuscriptsTH144 L6713 1776Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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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Loriot, Antoine-Joseph, 1716-1782, A practical essay on a cement and artificial stone , 1776
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