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Creator:
Chambers, William, Sir, 1723-1796, author, publisher.
Title(s):

Plans, elevations, sections, and perspective views of the gardens and buildings at Kew, in Surry : the seat of Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales / by William Chambers ; member of the Imperial Academy of Arts at Florence ; and of the Royal Academy of Architecture at Paris, architect to the King and to Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by J. Haberkorn in Grafton Street, St. Anne's Soho : Published for the author, and to be had at his house in Poland Street ; likewise of A. Millar, D. Wilson, and T. Becket, all in the Strand : of R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall : R. Sayer, in Fleet-Street, A. Webley in Holborn : J. Walter at Charing Cross : and Dorothy Mercier at the Golden Ball, Windmill Sreet, Golden Square, MDCCLXIII [1763]
Physical Description:
[4], 8, 41 leaves of plates (some double) : illustrations, plans ; 53 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2017 6 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2017 9 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2017 9 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Edward Rooker, Charles Grignion, Tobias Müller, James Basire, W. Wollett, Paul Sandby, F. Patton and J. Major; after William Kent, William Chambers, Smeaton, John Joshua Kirby, William Marlow and Thomas Sandby.
Ten of the leaves of plates are double bound.
With directions to the binder on page 8.
ESTC, T42440
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 121
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 39.1
BAC: British Art Center Folio A 2017 9 copy 1 bound in contemporary stained calf; stamped in gold: "The Society of Writers to the Signet." With case label on front pastedown.
BAC: British Art Center Folio A 2017 9 copy 2 bound in contemporary stained calf. Armorial bookplate: Richard Blackett Beaumont.
BAC: British Art Center Folio A 2017 6 copy 2 bound with: Designs of Chinese buildings / William Chambers. Published for the author ...,1757.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England -- Kew -- Pictorial works.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Gardens -- Designs and plans.
Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew) -- Pictorial works.
Society of Writers to H.M. Signet (Great Britain) -- Binding.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1763.
Contributors:
Haberkorn, John, printer.
Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768, bookseller.
Wilson, D., -1777, bookseller.
Becket, Thomas, bookseller.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, bookseller.
Webley, A. (Bookseller)
Walter, John, -1803, bookseller.
Mercier, Dorothy, active 1735-1778, bookseller.
Patton, F., active 1745-1764, engraver.
Muller, Tobias, engraver.
Kent, William, 1685-1748, architect.
Rooker, Edward, -1774, engraver.
Basire, James, 1730-1802, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Kirby, John Joshua, 1716-1774, artist.
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, engraver.
Sandby, Thomas, 1723-1798, artist.
R. and J. Dodsley, bookseller.
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