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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
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally issued in parts between 1796 and 1807.
English and French, in parallel columns.
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 285.1
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 2756
With a list of subscribers, v. 1, pages [i]-[ii].
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 60
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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