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Creator:
Richardson, George, 1736?-1817?, author, engraver.
Title(s):

The new Vitruvius Britannicus : consisting of plans and elevations of modern buildings, public and private, erected in Great Britain by the most celebrated architects : engraved on LXXII plates, from original drawings = Le nouveau Vitruve Britannique; qui comprend les plan et élévations de bâtimens modernes, tant publics que particuliers, érigés dans la Grande Bretagne par les plus célèbres architectes : contenant LXXII planches, gravées d'après des desseins origineaux / by George Richardson, architect.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, for the author : and sold by J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, MDCCCII-MDCCCVIII [1802-1808]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illlustrations ; 56 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2017 6 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2017 6 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2017 6 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally issued in parts between 1796 and 1807.
English and French, in parallel columns.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 60
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 285.1
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 2756
With a list of subscribers, v. 1, pages [i]-[ii].
BEIN 1998 Folio 41: Bookplate: John T. Windrim, Philadelphia. Bookseller's ticket: Wm. Helburn, Inc., New York.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. In two volumes. Bound in contemporary tree calf with red and blue morocco spine labels. Autograph: Wm. Danly.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is bound in half calf and marbled boards, in 1 volume (54 cm). With the armorial bookplates of Camden (i.e. John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden?) and Rupert Gunnis.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 [L 60B] bound in contemporary tree calf with red and blue morocco back labels. In two volumes. 58 cm. Bookplate: Richard Blackett Beaumont. 58 cm.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Designs and plans.
Architecture -- Great Britain.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Camden, John Jeffreys Pratt, Marquis of, 1759-1840 -- Bookplate.
Danly, William -- Autograph.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Windrim, John T. -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1802-1808.
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) -- Wm. Helburn.
Subscribers lists.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
W. Bulmer and Co., printer.
Taylor, J. (Josiah), publisher.
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