The manner of securing all sorts of buildings from fire, or, A treatise upon the construction of arches made with bricks and plaister, called flat-arches, and of a roof without timber called a bricked-roof : with the addition of some letters that have passed between the Count of Espie and Peter Wyche, Esq. on this subject : adorned with two copper-plates serving to illustrate the whole work / written in French by Monsieur le comte d'Espie, Knight of the Military Order of St. Lewis, and translated by L. Dutens.
- Additional Title(s):
Treatise upon the consitruction of arches made with bricks and plaister, called flat-arches and of a roof without timber called a bricked-roof
Maniere de rendre toutes sortes d'édifices incombustibles. English
- London : Printed for and sold by H. Piers and partner, near the Bull and Gate, High-Holborn, and to be had of T. Payne, at the Mews-Gate, and M. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, 
- Physical Description:
- 62 pages,  folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm (8vo)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsTH1065 E86 1756Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- BAC: British Art Center copy is stitched, and in original wrappers, as issued.
BAC: British Art Center copy contains head- and tail- pieces.
BEIN Beckford 449: Imperfect: frontispiece wanting.
BEIN College Pamphlets 215 4: From the library of Miss Charlotte Codrington.
Translation of: Maniere de rendre toutes sortes d'édifices incombustibles.
The work is undated, but was published in 1756, as noted in The London Magazine (March-April 1756).
First published in Paris in 1754. -- Harris.
English short title catalogue, T1940
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785, 224
- Subject Terms:
- Arches -- Early works to 1800.Arches.Building, Fireproof -- Early works to 1800.Building, Fireproof.Codrington, Charlotte -- Ownership.Engraving -- Specimens -- .Mylne, W. C. -- Bookplate.Roofing -- Early works to 1800.Roofing.
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Espié, Félix François, comte d', 1708-1792, The manner of securing all sorts of buildings from fire, or, A treatise upon the construction of arches made with bricks and plaister, called flat-arches, and of a roof without timber called a bricked-roof , 
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