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Creator:
Espié, Félix François, comte d', 1708-1792.
Title(s):

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 bricker-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 ... ; and translated by L. Dutens.

Additional Title(s):

Manner of securing all sorts of buildings from fire.

Treatise upon the construction of arches made with bricks and plaister, called flat-arches.

Maniere de rendre toutes sortes d'edifices incombustibles. English.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for and sold by H. Piers and partner ..., and to be had of T. Payne ..., and M. Cooper ..., [1756].
Physical Description:
62 p., [2] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH1065 E86 1756
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
ESTC T1940
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994, c1990. 224
Date of publication from ESTC and Harris.
Translation of: Maniere de rendre toutes sortes d'edifices incombustibles.
First published in Paris in 1754. Cf. Harris.
BAC: British Art Center copy is stitched, and in original wrappers, as issued.
BAC: British Art Center copy contains head- and tail- pieces.
Subject Terms:
Arches -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Building, Fireproof -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1756].
Piers, H. -- Publisher.
Roofing -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Dutens, L. (Louis), 1730-1812.
Wyche, Peter.
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